Feb 21, 2019  
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 235 - Stress Management

(3 cr) In-depth study of stress. It includes neuro-hormonal mechanisms of stress, physiology of stress, and stress management techniques. This course will address the impact of stress on the human body and psyche, as well as its influence on health and disease. Traditional and non-traditional stress management techniques will be discussed. This course will explore the physiology of stress, the effects of stress on the mind and body and methods to cope with everyday stressors. This course will also investigate many of the specialized areas of stress including post-traumatic stress syndrome and stresses of special groups such as the elderly, women, children, and ethnic groups. Prerequisites: GSPE 210 .



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