This unit of study considers the important bio-psycho-social and functional changes that occur across the lifespan. Understanding bio-psycho-social factors associated with healthy human development is important for addressing our major national health priority areas. Areas discussed include healthy child development, the families impact on health, adolescent risk taking behaviour, mental health, social relationships and social support, dementia, healthy ageing and chronic diseases across the lifespan.
2-hr lecture/week and weekly 1-hr tutorials
Quiz (20%), Essay (40%), and Exam (40%)
Recommended Readings as provided