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85-743 Social Factors and Well-Being

Special permission:Yes
Notes:Please email Dr. Sheldon Cohen for permission to enroll a. .
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This course will focus on the role that our social environment plays in our feelings of well-being and in the maintenance of our mental and physical health. Topics to be discussed include marriage, widowhood, loneliness, social support, social participation, social aspects of personality (e.g., social anxiety, extraversion, agreeableness, and hostility), social stressors (betrayal and conflict), discrimination, and socioeconomic status. We will consider how each social factor develops, the extent to which we can alter it or its effects on our lives, and how it influences our overall well-being. Instructor permission is required.

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  Spring 2005 times

Sec Time Day Instructor Location  
A 3:00 - 4:20 pm M Cohen BH 340A Add course to my schedule
W Cohen BH 340A

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