Mind/Body Health

Mind/Body Health
Theories and research on the effect of emotions and attitudes on health: how negative emotions increase disease susceptibility and positive emotions encourage immune strength, health, and healing. Behavioral medicine and complementary and alternative health practices also presented.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 383
Course Outcomes

Mental Processes and Disease Development

Identify and understand the connection between mental processes/beliefs and how they contribute to chronic and infectious disease.

(Learning activities: lecture, class discussion, group presentations, videos)

Contributing Influences

Identify and evaluate the behavioral, social, and cultural thought processes that contribute to disease.

(Learning activities: lecture, class discussion, research study reviews, exams)