Fall 2012

Health Psychology

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-247

Formerly listed as: PSYC-47


Catherine A. Sanderson (Section 01)


An introduction to the theories and methods of psychology as applied to health-related issues. We will consider theories of reasoned action/planned behavior, social cognition, and the health belief model. Topics will include personality and illness, addictive behaviors, psychoneuroimmunology, psychosocial factors predicting health service utilization and adherence to medical regimens, and framing of health-behavior messages and interventions.

Requisite: PSYC 100 or 212 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 25 students. Fall semester. Professor Sanderson.

PSYC 247 - L/D

Section 01
Tu 01:00 PM - 02:20 PM BEBU 107
Th 01:00 PM - 02:20 PM BEBU 107

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Health Psychology Wiley, 2nd ed Sanderson order 10 copies Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2010, Fall 2012, Fall 2018, January 2022, Spring 2022