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Courses

PSYCH 3150 Obesity and the Regulation of Body Weight

Course description

Multidisciplinary discussion of the causes, effects, and treatments of human obesity. Topics include the biopsychology of eating behavior, the genetics of obesity, the role of activity and energy metabolism, the psychosocial determinants of obesity, anorexia nervosa, therapy and its effectiveness, and social discrimination. Outcome 1: Familiarize students with the breadth of knowledge, theories, and therapies concerning energy balance and the control of food intake and energy expenditure.

Prerequisites

NS 1150, PSYCH 1101. Enrollment limited to: junior or senior standing; Others by instructor permission only.

Classes

PSYCH 3150 001-LEC Online course

Number:1279
Class dates:June 26-July 14, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:online course
Credit:3
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Levitsky, D. (dal4)
Max. enroll:15
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.
  This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.
Related:Cross-listed with NS 3150 001-LEC

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