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Unit of Study PSYC1009 - Introducing Health Psychology (2023)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

compare multiple definitions of health and subsequent implications for engagement with health services

align influences on pain/symptom experience with adherence to treatment

describe alignments between personality traits, emotions and health behaviours

discuss primary, secondary and tertiary health behaviour change alongside relevant psychological models of health

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