PSYC 833. Clinical Health Psychology: Acute and Chronic Illness. 3 Hours.

An overview of the field of health psychology as applied to acute and chronic illness in adult, adolescent, and child populations. Content areas include psychological aspects of acute and chronic illness, including relevant empirically supported assessment and intervention strategies, adherence to medical regimens, pain, and enhancement of the psychologist's role in medical settings. Prerequisite: Graduate student in psychology or health-related fields, or by permission of instructor. LEC.