Personality, Stress, and Disease (A,B)
The role of psychosocial factors in the development and course of physical disease. Both epidemiological and laboratory-based research considered. Become familiar with major behavioral medicine research studies that have made significant contributions to our understanding of the role of psychosocial factors in medical illness and develop skills necessary for critical evaluation of research on psychosocial factors and disease. Appropriate for students with interests in medical careers or in health psychology. One course / 3 units.