Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707004302002HEALTH PSYCHOLOGYElective486
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to recognize and understand health psychology, to learn and discuss the basic characteristics and basic theoretical approaches of health psychology. The students develop a health psychology perspective and have an idea about the basic skills they can use while working with individuals with various medical conditions. Students who are successful in this course are expected to master the concepts and approaches in the field of health. It is aimed to make comparisons between theories.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Başak DURDU AKGÜN
Learning Outcomes
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
Basic Concepts of Health Psychology, The effect of psychological factors on health, Stress, The effects of life styles on health (smoking, alcohol, eating behavior etc.), Health behaviors, Disease Behaviors, Health Theories, Special Patient Groups (Cancer, Stroke / Brain damage)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
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Recommended or Required Reading
Brannon, L., Feist, J., & Updegraff, J. A. (2013). Health psychology: An introduction to behavior and health. Cengage Learning. Ogden N. Sağlık Psikolojisi (G. Dirik, Çev.). Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, 2016: 1-14
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination25250
Final Examination30390
Report Presentation20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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