PS 437 Stress and Behavior (Fall/Spring: 3)

Prerequisite: PS 234, PS 329, or permission of the instructor
This course provides an in-depth examination of causes of stress and effects of stress on behavior. Topics include the expression of body language, detection of deception, and the formation of psychosomatic diseases. Behavioral control of stress is evaluated relative to real-life factors, such as self-destructive social relationships, family dysfunction, and unhealthy life styles. Students will be instructed in methods of stress control, including cognitive behavioral techniques and meditation.
Joseph Tecce

Last Updated: 17-JAN-13