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HLTHPSYC 122

: Behaviour, Health and Development
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Introduction to the relationship between behaviour and the major biological, cognitive and social-emotional processes, applying them to health and development across the life span. Focuses on aspects of behaviour and development particularly relevant for the healthcare professional.
Subject: Health Psychology
Restriction: POPLHLTH 122
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HLTHPSYC 122

: Behaviour, Health and Development
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Introduction to the relationship between behaviour and the major biological, cognitive and social-emotional processes, applying them to health and development across the life span. Focuses on aspects of behaviour and development particularly relevant for the healthcare professional.
Subject: Health Psychology
Restriction: POPLHLTH 122
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HLTHPSYC 122

: Behaviour, Health and Development
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Introduction to the relationship between behaviour and the major biological, cognitive and social-emotional processes, applying them to health and development across the life span. Focuses on aspects of behaviour and development particularly relevant for the healthcare professional.
Subject: Health Psychology
Restriction: POPLHLTH 122
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HLTHPSYC 714

: Health Psychology
2021 Semester One (1213)
A review of the psychological factors involved in health and illness. Topics include: the understanding of patient behaviour in medical settings, preventative health behaviour, cognitive models of illness, stress and illness, communication and adherence to treatment, the psychology of physical symptoms and coping with chronic disease.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 714

: Health Psychology
2020 Semester One (1203)
A review of the psychological factors involved in health and illness. Topics include: the understanding of patient behaviour in medical settings, preventative health behaviour, cognitive models of illness, stress and illness, communication and adherence to treatment, the psychology of physical symptoms and coping with chronic disease.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 715

: Research Methods in Health Psychology
2021 Semester One (1213)
A review of the principal methods used in the design, conduct and analysis of studies in the health psychology area. This will focus on quantitative research, but qualitative methodologies will also be addressed.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 715

: Research Methods in Health Psychology
2020 Semester One (1203)
A review of the principal methods used in the design, conduct and analysis of studies in the health psychology area. This will focus on quantitative research, but qualitative methodologies will also be addressed.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 716

: Psychoneuroimmunology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Outlines the nature of the human immune system, its measurement and limitations of current practices and models. The main focus of the course is the extent to which psychological processes such as stress, emotions, and social interactions have been found to influence immune behaviour and the implications of these findings for health and wellbeing. Various theoretical frameworks through which psycho-immune relationships might be understood are presented and discussed.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 716

: Psychoneuroimmunology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Outlines the nature of the human immune system, its measurement and limitations of current practices and models. The main focus of the course is the extent to which psychological processes such as stress, emotions, and social interactions have been found to influence immune behaviour and the implications of these findings for health and wellbeing. Various theoretical frameworks through which psycho-immune relationships might be understood are presented and discussed.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 717

: Emotions, Emotion Regulation, and Health
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Extends content knowledge in health psychology by focussing on the expanding literature linking emotions and emotion regulation with health outcomes. The course provides an overview of the nature and functions of emotions, discrete versus dimensional approaches, developmental and cultural considerations, and the links between emotions and cognitive processes. Specific topics include direct and indirect pathways linking emotions and health, links between emotions and health-deleterious behaviours, symptom detection, screening behaviour, treatment decision-making, and adherence.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 719

: Health Psychology Assessment
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Extends content knowledge in health psychology through the development of skills in the assessment and evaluation of constructs commonly used in health psychological research and practice. Includes consideration of general issues in psychometric theory and the specific assessment issues commonly confronting widely-used health psychological research designs, as well as detailed coverage of specific content areas including illness cognitions, health-related psychophysiology, emotions, and health outcomes.
Subject: Health Psychology
Restriction: PSYCH 701, 747
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HLTHPSYC 719

: Health Psychology Assessment
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Extends content knowledge in health psychology through the development of skills in the assessment and evaluation of constructs commonly used in health psychological research and practice. Includes consideration of general issues in psychometric theory and the specific assessment issues commonly confronting widely-used health psychological research designs, as well as detailed coverage of specific content areas including illness cognitions, health-related psychophysiology, emotions, and health outcomes.
Subject: Health Psychology
Restriction: PSYCH 701, 747
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HLTHPSYC 720

: Health Psychology Interventions
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Reviews the underpinning theory base for approaches commonly used in health psychology interventions such as CBT, and applies these approaches to examples from the field of health psychology. Individual and group/community treatment targets will be considered, including common difficulties that impact on disease occurrence or management, and the psychological consequences of disease.
Subject: Health Psychology
Restriction: PSYCH 701, 748
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HLTHPSYC 720

: Health Psychology Interventions
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Reviews the underpinning theory base for approaches commonly used in health psychology interventions such as CBT, and applies these approaches to examples from the field of health psychology. Individual and group/community treatment targets will be considered, including common difficulties that impact on disease occurrence or management, and the psychological consequences of disease.
Subject: Health Psychology
Restriction: PSYCH 701, 748
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HLTHPSYC 742A

: Professional Practice in Health Psychology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Focuses on the professional intervention skills necessary to practice health psychology. Topics include: interviewing and assessment skills, formulation of problems, design and evaluation of interventions and models for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary functioning. Relevant contexts include: hospitals, hospices, consultancies, general practice etc.
Subject: Health Psychology
Prerequisite: HLTHPSYC 746 To complete this course students must enrol in HLTHPSYC 742 A and B
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HLTHPSYC 742A

: Professional Practice in Health Psychology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Focuses on the professional intervention skills necessary to practice health psychology. Topics include: interviewing and assessment skills, formulation of problems, design and evaluation of interventions and models for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary functioning. Relevant contexts include: hospitals, hospices, consultancies, general practice etc.
Subject: Health Psychology
Prerequisite: HLTHPSYC 746 To complete this course students must enrol in HLTHPSYC 742 A and B
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HLTHPSYC 743

: Psychopathology and Clinical Interviewing
2021 Semester One (1213)
Common psychological disorders encountered in clinical practice and health settings. Practical teaching of clinical interview and diagnostic skills is completed in class.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 743

: Psychopathology and Clinical Interviewing
2020 Semester One (1203)
Common psychological disorders encountered in clinical practice and health settings. Practical teaching of clinical interview and diagnostic skills is completed in class.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 744

: Research Topic in Health Psychology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Offers the opportunity for academic staff to provide a specific course of study for one or several students. It is available only by arrangement between the staff member(s) and students.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 758

: Technology and Health
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Explores the growing field of digital health and the impact that technology is having on psychological treatments and healthcare delivery. The course will cover a range of eHealth interventions in patient populations as well as discuss issues surrounding the development and implementation of digital health interventions.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 758

: Special Topic in Health Psychology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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HLTHPSYC 714

: Health Psychology
2022 Semester One (1223)
A review of the psychological factors involved in health and illness. Topics include: the understanding of patient behaviour in medical settings, preventative health behaviour, cognitive models of illness, stress and illness, communication and adherence to treatment, the psychology of physical symptoms and coping with chronic disease.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions

Outline is not available yet

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HLTHPSYC 715

: Research Methods in Health Psychology
2022 Semester One (1223)
A review of the principal methods used in the design, conduct and analysis of studies in the health psychology area. This will focus on quantitative research, but qualitative methodologies will also be addressed.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions

Outline is not available yet

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HLTHPSYC 716

: Psychoneuroimmunology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Outlines the nature of the human immune system, its measurement and limitations of current practices and models. The main focus of the course is the extent to which psychological processes such as stress, emotions, and social interactions have been found to influence immune behaviour and the implications of these findings for health and wellbeing. Various theoretical frameworks through which psycho-immune relationships might be understood are presented and discussed.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions

Outline is not available yet

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HLTHPSYC 717

: Emotions, Emotion Regulation, and Health
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Extends content knowledge in health psychology by focussing on the expanding literature linking emotions and emotion regulation with health outcomes. The course provides an overview of the nature and functions of emotions, discrete versus dimensional approaches, developmental and cultural considerations, and the links between emotions and cognitive processes. Specific topics include direct and indirect pathways linking emotions and health, links between emotions and health-deleterious behaviours, symptom detection, screening behaviour, treatment decision-making, and adherence.
Subject: Health Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions

Outline is not available yet