Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC524904 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 健康・医療心理学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ケンコウ・イリョウシンリガク
Subject Name in
English
Health and Medical Psychology
Instructor TAMURA NORIHISA,MINAMI KAORI,KAMITE YUKA,TAKAGAKI KOKI,OGATA AKIKO
Instructor
(Katakana)
タムラ ノリヒサ,ミナミ カオリ,カミテ ユカ,タカガキ コウキ,オガタ アキコ
Campus   Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues1-4:EDU K104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students
Keywords licensed psychologist, health psychology, medical psychology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Psychology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To acquire advanced psychological knowledge. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Class goal
We expect to be able to:
1. outline the relationship between stress and mental/physical diseases.
2. explain psychosocial problems and necessary supports in a healthcare setting.
3. explain the psychological supports required for various health activities.
4. outline the necessary psychological supports during a disaster.

Brief summary
This class will outline the theories regarding health and medical psychologies, such as psychological stress theory, and psychological supports based on these theories. Through this lesson, we hope that you will learn how psychology is contributing in the health and medical fields, and that you will acquire the necessary basic knowledge and skills as a supporter. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation/psychological stress theory
lesson2 Methods of stress management
lesson3 Psychological theories of depression
lesson4 Psychological supports for patients with depression
lesson5 Theory and research on anxiety disorders
lesson6 Psychological supports for patients with anxiety disorders
lesson7 Health behavior theory
lesson8 Population approach for promoting health behaviors
lesson9 Sleep health promotion
lesson10 Psychological supports for insomnia disorders
lesson11 Physical diseases and psychology
lesson12 Psychological supports for palliative medicine
lesson13 Psychological supports for pediatric healthcare
lesson14 Medical communication and ethics
lesson15 Psychological supports during a disaster
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
To be introduced as required. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) handouts, power point 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
We will outline the theories for stress, depression, anxiety and health behavior, and introduce psychological supports based on these theories. We hope that the theories and supports covered in class will be practiced in your life and will deepen your understanding. We also would like to look back on what you worked on in the class after the class. 
Requirements  
Grading Method We expect to be able to:
1. outline the relationship between stress and mental/physical diseases.
2. explain psychosocial problems and necessary supports in a healthcare setting.
3. explain the psychological supports required for various health activities.
4. outline the necessary psychological supports during a disaster.

The above perspectives will be assessed in terms of participation in classes and discussions (70%) and reports (30%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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