Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Health-related Behaviours and Cognitions

The module provides a state-of-the-art overview of key health psychology theories and constructs and shows how they are applied to explain and predict commonly studied health-related behaviours (including dietary consumption, exercise, and smoking) and health outcomes. Lecture titles include:

General intro to health psychology and generic skills for postgrads 

Models of Health Behaviour 1

Models of Health Behaviour 2

Symptom Perception

Risk Perception


Self-Regulatory Model & Illness Representations 

Smoking Cessation

Exercise & Health 

Diet, Nutrition & Health