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Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology II


Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1

  • Semester 1: Thursday 10 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 11: Friday 12 pm - 1 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Monday 12 pm - 1 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Monday 2 pm - 3 pm
    IT Class
  • Semester 1: Weeks 10: Thursday 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 9: Thursday 2 pm - 4 pm

Contact: Dr Tiina Eilola
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: PSY109 (SBC142)

This module builds introduces an area of special interest to applied psychologists, and one where the College has research strengths; health psychology or psychology as applied to health and medicine. The module covers the central models and evidence base concerning the relationship of psychological processes to health maintenance, treatment adherence, professional-patient interactions, stress and immune system function. Topics covered by this module include models and theories of health behaviour and their explanatory power; psychology & health promotion; adherence to treatment, health professional and patient interactions; research methods in health psychology; psychological issues in clinical trial design; personality, health and lifestyle; psychoneuroimmunology; cardiovascular disease; sexual health behaviours; and coping with chronic & terminal conditions.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 50.0% Coursework, 50.0% Examination
Level: 5

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