The Psychology of Health, Wellbeing and Resilience

Subject code: PY4203:03 

This subject will provide an introduction to the field of health psychology. Students will investigate global health issues, chronic disease and the biopsychosocial determinants of health, wellbeing and resilience.

Students will consider topics such as the role that motivation and emotion play in relation to health and wellbeing.


Learning outcomes

  • Differentiate key concepts and cultural variations of health, wellbeing and resilience.
  • Critically evaluate, apply and illustrate behavioural change theories to address an identified global challenge in the area of health, wellbeing or resilience.

Please note, unit structure and content are subject to change. Contact your JCU Online student advisor on 1300 535 919 for more information based on your particular circumstances.

 

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