Stress Psychobiology

Stress Psychobiology
Behavioral neurobiology of stress.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPSYCH 307 & PSYCH 309 & PSYCH 310; or NEURO 205; or instructor's consent. (Neuro 205 will substitute for Psych 310.)
 NoteContains content featured in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
 ProgramsContaining PSYCH 382
Course Outcomes

1. Stress, physiology, and physical health outcomes

Students will describe how stress affects physiology and physical health outcomes.

Measurement: Multiple choice exams, quizzes.

2. Analysis of a health condition in the context of stress

Students will integrate their knowledge of stress and health by analyzing a health condition in the context of stress.

Measurement: APA style paper.

3. Experimentation with stress management techniques

Students will experiment with stress management techniques and assess their effectiveness using a stress management journal.

Measurement: Journal entries, critique of experience.