PSİ410


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Health Psychology PSİ410 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
08
(Spring)
42 20 20 43 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Dr. Seda USUBÜTÜN (MD, PhD)
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives In this course, students will develop basic knowledge and awareness in the area of health psychology, and they will be able to make fully informed decisions in the future when leading their careers towards applied areas.
Course Content In this course students are introduced to the use of psychological theory and methods in the area of health; the relationship of social environment and health; intercultural studies of health; and psychological/social determinants of health behavior.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1-Defining basic concepts and researches of the health psychology. 2- Comrehending the macro-social environment and intercultural characteristics of health behaviors. 3- Explaining the psychological and social determinants of risky health behaviors and experiences (such as: stres, smoking, eating behavior) 4- Having knowledge of the psychological contributions to health promotion and disease prevention topics. 5- Relating the theoretical approaches and research findings of health psychology with everyday life health related experiences.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Health Psychology
2. Week Health, Health Psychology: Definitions, Theoretical Approaches
3. Week Macro-Social Environment and Health
4. Week Intercultural Studies of Health
5. Week Health Behavior and Experience: Individual, Personality
6. Week Health Behavior and Experience: Stress and Coping Methods
7. Week Health Promotion and Disease Prevention-I
8. Week Health Promotion and Disease Prevention -II
9. Week Health Behavior and Experience: Tobacco and Smoking
10. Week Health Behavior and Experience: Safe Sexual Experiences
11. Week Health Behavior and Experience: Physical Activities
12. Week Health Behavior and Experience: Food and Eating Behavior
13. Week Health Behavior and Experience: Alcohol and Drinking Behavior
14. Week Health psychology in clinical situations
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%) 10
Seminars/Workshops (%) 10
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References -Health Psychology (Eds) D.F. Marks, M. Murray, B. Evans and C. Willig. 2000, London:Sage -Sağlık Psikolojisi Giriş (1999) Ülgen Okyayüz (eds.) Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları: Ankara -Sağlık Psikolojisi (2000) Zuhal Baltaş (eds.), RemziKitabevi-İstanbul
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low    2 Low     3 Medium     4 High      5 Very High