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PHE 703: Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Health.

3 hours, 3 credits. Overview of social and behavioral aspects of health, the influence of social and behavioral factors in the distribution of health and illness among populations, and emphasis on how social science theory informs public health. Based on a social ecological perspective, this course offers an introduction to major theories of behavior change in health promotion, with a focus on applications to public health programs.

Last modified: 3/11/2014