Code last year: (SCH-22306)
|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|Course coordinator(s)||dr. KT Verkooijen|
|Lecturer(s)||dr. KT Verkooijen|
|Examiner(s)||dr. KT Verkooijen|
Language of instruction:
Assumed knowledge on:
MCB-10806 Introduction to Social Psychology
Students will get acquainted with health psychology with its concepts and notions regarding health behaviour and health care use. These include the role of lifestyles, life course, health literacy, empowerment and locus of control. Furthermore students learn about the impact of health and illness for individual functioning and daily life.
At the end of the course unit, the student is expected to be able to:
- analyse lifestyles, health and care from a health psychological perspective;
- reproduce basic concepts and theories to understand health behaviour;
- interpret the complex relationship between individual characteristics and circumstances, behaviour and health related issues;
- gain, analyse and interpret quantitative data concerning health behaviour and write a research report.
Lectures, working groups, student presentations and class discussions, self-study.
Written examination plus evaluation of assignments.
A reader with the obligatory literature will be available.
|Compulsory for:||BGM||Health and Society||BSc||5MO|
|Compulsory for:||WUHES||BSc Minor Health and Society||5MO|