Behavioral Aspects of Health

PSY 208

Overview of interdisciplinary field of behavioral medicine, emphasizing integration of social and behavioral sciences in the service of understanding physical health and illness. Psychosocial risk factors for medical illness; biobehavioral mechanisms whereby psychosocial risk factors affect pathophysiology; and biobehavioral intervention to treat and rehabilitate patients with major medical disorders in interdisciplinary settings.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring