Stress and Well-Being in Adulthood (PSY 345)

2020 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Psychology(PSY)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Emre Sel├žuk emre.selcuk@sabanciuniv.edu,
Click here to view.
Undergraduate
PSY301 PSY201 SPS102
Click here to view.

CONTENT

This course examines associations of stress with psychological and physical well-being in adulthood. Topics include conceptualization and measurement of stress and well-being; daily life factors influencing stress reactions ; psychological, social, and biological mechanisms underlying stress regulation; pathways through which daily life events and stress are linked to psychological and physical well-being; age-related changes in stress and well-being across adulthood.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others.

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice.

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects.

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means.

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.


1. Develop knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in humanities and social sciences.

2. Assess how global, national and regional developments affect society.

3. Know how to access and evaluate data from various sources of information.