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.

Course dates

Autumn 2023, period B (September, 28th - October, 29th)

PH009F1 Education plan

PH009F1 Kursplan (på svenska, juridiskt dokument)

Course content

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)

Course managers

Loretta Platts and Wessel van Leeuven, Stress Research Institute

Schedule

The schedule will be announced at least one month before the course starts.

PH009F1 Schedule Autumn 2023

Course literature

The current literature list is valid from 2022.

Course Literature PH009F1 Autumn 2022 (215 Kb)

Please note that the course literature can be changed up until two months before the course starts.

More information

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.

Admission

If you are interested in taking the course, please send an email to our study administrator: kursadmin.publichealth@su.se

 

 

Contact

Further questions?

If you have any questions about the course, please contact

Study administrator kursadmin.publichealth@su.se

Director of Studies, Doctoral level
Study counsellor
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