PSY 460 :: Psychology of Culture & Health
Spring 2013 @UH Hilo

CRN: 11614
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Coutant, D
coutant@hawaii.edu
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/07/2013 - 05/10/2013
Course Prerequisites: Psy 214, Psy 360 or permission of instructor.
Course Description: This course examines research and theory on how culture influences the occurrence, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disease in an individual. In seminar-format, we will explore behaviors and attitudes that affect health and prevention of disease in the individual and how they are affected by culture, such as cultural definitions of health, culture and the conception of the body, as well as cultural influences on attitudes and beliefs related to health and disease.
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