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Clinical health psychology (6 points)


Leader: Dr Sue Burney

Caulfield First semester 2003 (OCL)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The role of the health psychologist within acute and chronic health care settings will be outlined in this unit. The areas that will be examined include the psychological treatment of a range of health problems; the psychological impact of illness and subsequent adjustment issues; dying, death and bereavement, and the role of support networks in health and illness.

Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 30% + Assessment report (1500 words): 30% + Class presentation: 10% + Examination (2 hours): 30%

Off-campus attendance requirements: Five-day residential school

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