The Course

Course module in health psychology covers a broad spectrum of topics related to human psychology and main psychological disorders such as stress and depression.
It also highlights psychological aspects of terminal illness, chronic physical illness, stress and pain. In addition, there are detailed discussion on smoking and alcohol addiction. 
The course also includes several practical session, focussing on counselling with chronic disease patient and smoking cessations

Course details

Faculty: Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH)
School: School of Health
Department: Department of Clinical Psychology
Course title: Health Psychology
Course code: HPS6414
Language: English
Location: FSCH
Period: Academic year 2015
Lecturer: Dr. Vida Nasir Namdari
Support: Office hours by appointment only

Entry level skills

The student must be able to read various provided sources in English and write short essays and participate in class discussions.