COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Health Psychology * PSI   428 8 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Banu İNANÇ
Instructors
BANU İNANÇ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The main aim of the course is to provide the students with the basic theories in health psychology and introduce psychological and social factors which have influence on health and illness.
Content
The course includes the main issues in health psychology, health, health behaviour, health beliefs, attitudes, prevention in health promotion.

Learning Outcomes
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to health psychology Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
2 Health beliefs Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
3 Definitions of health Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
4 Health professional-patient communication and the role of health beliefs Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
5 Specific HealthRelated Behaviors Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
6 Health Compromising Behaviors: Alcoholism and Smoking Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
7 Stress and illness Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
8 Mid-Term Exam Studying for exam
9 What is Pain Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
10 Patient Provider Relations Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
11 Patient Provider Relations Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
12 Management of Chronic Illness Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
13 Psychological Issues in Terminal Illnesses Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
14 Measuring health status: from mortality rates to quality of life and stigma Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
15 Stigma and stigma in cronic diseases Scan topic to be taught and read suggested books and articles
16-17 Term Exams Studying for exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources