Goals of Health Psychology

Promote Healthy Behaviour & Reduce Illnesses

Manage Health Crisis

  1. Someone chronically ill
  2. Are trained to administer mental health first aid
  3. Can help the families of someone with a serious illness

Promotes Overall Wellbeing;

interrogates mental and physical health holistic, mind and body

Health Behaviour Change

health psych focuses on behaviour change and health behaviour change it looks deep into the causes of a certain behaviour, for example, people who abuse alcohol and drugs; and help make a change

health behavour change → promote health behaviour; for example, community awareness, PSAs, designing programs for the community