Stress, recovery, and health (7.5 ECTS)
The course Stress, recovery, and health (PH009F1) provides knowledge about psychological and biological processes with respect to stress, recovery, and health. The aim is to provide basis knowledge of theories, models, and concepts within the area of stress and health.
Autumn 2023, period B (September, 28th - October, 29th)
The aim is to provide basis knowledge of theories, models, and concepts within the area of stress and health. After the course, the student will know how stress and health are interrelated at all levels (from the cell via the individual to the society). The course covers:
- Psychosocial/socioeconomic factors, stress, and health
- Physiological and psychological stress reactions
- Stress and the nervous system
- Stress and the immune system
- Individual differences in stress
- Stress at work
- Coping with stress
- Sleep(loss), stress, and health
PH009F1 Course description from 2023 (111 Kb)
Loretta Platts and Wessel van Leeuven, Stress Research Institute
The schedule will be announced at least one month before the course starts.
The current literature list is valid from 2022.
Please note that the course literature can be changed up until two months before the course starts.
This course is offered in collaboration with the Master’s programme in public health sciences: Societal and individual perspectives. The teaching occasions are to be attended jointly with the master students. You will find more information in the PH009F1 Education plan. All registered students will get access to the schedule and course material in Athena.
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Last updated: September 11, 2023
Source: Department of Public Health Sciences