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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Health Psychology

Enrolment code: KHA749

Offered: Hobart: semester 2

Special note: core unit offered in alternate years

Unit description:

Covers the major models employed in health psychology and the processes of assessment and formulation. Sessions provide input on the psychological models of coping with chronic and terminal conditions, as well as on specific areas such as HIV/Aids, and women’s health.

Staff Mr P Ball (Coordinator), Assoc Prof C Skilbeck, Dr E Hart For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 6.25% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2-hr seminar weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Mutual exclusions KHA730  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in Nov (60%), seminar presentation (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Carroll D, Health Psychology: Stress, Behaviour and Disease, Falmer Press, 1992
Kaplan RM, Sallis JF & Patterson TL, Health and Human Behaviour, 1993
Rollins JH, Women’s Minds, Women’s Bodies: the Psychology of Women in a Biosocial Context, Prentice Hall, 1995
Sheridan CL, Radmacher SA, Health Psychology: Challenging the Biomedical Model, J Wiley, 1992
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Discipline (School) Psychology  
Courses Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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