Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

PHE 512 Principles of Health Behavior

Presents the biological, psychological, behavioral, sociocultural, and environmental factors that function in the promotion of health and prevention of disease. Theories developed to explain health and illness behaviors at intrapersonal, interpersonal, and group/community levels are introduced. Ethical issues involved in health-related behavior change are examined. Satisfies the core M.P.H. requirement. Expected preparation: graduate standing.


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