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    Jun 20, 2019  
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PSY-731C Health Psychology Focus on Intervention with Chronic Medical Conditions

2 semester credits
Exploration of the current usefulness of a health psychology orientation in treating patients/clients who may be encountered in a variety of contexts with chronic medical conditions. Case examples are utilized as demonstrations of applications of health knowledge with psychological expertise.
Pre-requisites: PSY-731  
Delivery Method: In person/Blended
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Gain knowledge of psychological factors related to chronic medical conditions encountered by health psychologists.
  2. Understand cognitive behavioral interventions relevant for health psychologists treating patients with chronic medical conditions.
  3. Become knowledgeable of empirically supported alternative methods of delivery for cognitive behavioral therapy interventions to optimize participation for chronically ill patients.



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