Health Psychology

Qureshi, N. (Nauman)


(LECTURES IN ENGLISH & URDU) Health psychology is concerned with understanding how biology, behavior and social context influence health and illness. It includes the topics of nervous system, endocrine system, respiratory system, digestive system, excretory system, immune system, stress, psychological and physiological aspects of stress, coping with stress, management of stress, pain perception and its types, different treatment approaches for pain and psychological support. It also includes the medical conditions like diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS and finally the eating disorders, obesity, exercising and benefits of exercising.

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Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP)

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