Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

HWP 315 - The Science of Stress, Stress Management, and Biofeedback (4)


Covers the physiological and psychological reactions that make up the response to acute, chronic, and traumatic stress, detailing the physiological processes that underlie such reactions. Students will also explore the health consequences of acute and chronic stress and individual, interpersonal, and societal sources of stress as well as established and emerging methods of stress reduction discussed in the literature. This course also provides an introduction to the basics and goals of biofeedback and neurofeedback including history, intervention techniques, and analysis of principles and applications. This is not a certification course. Prerequisites: HWP 234 or BIOL 338, or permission of instructor. See department chair.