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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

KN 420 - Stress Physiology (3)

Examines the stress-response and effects of chronic psychological stress on various body systems. This course employs a psychophysiological approach to study the human stress response, regulation and adaptation to chronic stress, and the effects of trauma on physical and mental health throughout the lifespan. Personal and social responsibilities for dealing with stress related disorders and conditions, health epidemics, natural disasters, and the effects of war are evaluated. The global impact of stress is evaluated through interactions with a diverse range of people, ideas, cultural perspectives, and global organizations. Prerequisites: BI 220  or 300 level Psychology class with a “C” or better and Junior standing. 2015 CORE: Explorations of Nature, Contribute, Global Studies. FA.