Health psychology concerned with understanding o The role that psychosocial factors have in the promotion and maintenance of physical health. Apply that understanding o To the prevention & treatment of disease Disease trends in the
Tuesday 3/4/08 Health Psychology Lecture #5 (p. 231-245) [cont] EXAM #3 ON THURSDAY! Today's notes start within Lecture 4's Power Point. Beginning with slide #10 Persons at risk for alcoholism (positive family history) appear to: o Experience more of
Lecture 1 Abnormal Psychology & Psychological Disorders (Psychopathology) Abnormal behavior is a relative term Means `different' normal Medical perspective A disease therefore medication is often prescribed Tends to over emphasize the role of b
What is personality?
Demo: Jed, Ed, and Ted
Sheldons body type theory:
Personality reflects your body type and vice versa
implicit theories of personality:
theories= unaware of, but which affect perception
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