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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 101
Professor
Barbara Wilson
Semester
Spring

Description
PSYC 101 Ch 17 Health Psychology Health Psychology2600 BC physicians Good habits Essential to healthTodayInteraction of mindbodyspiritEmphasis on psychology in promoting maintaining healthPreventing and treating illnessBehavioral Medicine Interdisciplinary field that focuses on role of lifestyle personal habits psychological state10 leading cause of death in US is due to absence of healthy behaviors Healthful LivingSmoking30 of cancer deaths21 hear disease82 respiratory deathsAddiction to nicotinereinforcing effectsNicotine substitutesZyban AntidepressantHealth PsychologysexSexual KnowledgeUndereducated re sex teens and adultsLack of knowledge Unwanted pregnancies Sexually transmitted diseases
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