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13

An Apple a Day—Behavior and Disease Prevention

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

An Apple a Day—Behavior and Disease Prevention

Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

Begin by investigating health-related behaviors, such as smoking, substance abuse, and overeating. In exploring why we behave as we do, look at biological factors, the neuroscience of addiction and habits, and also at psychological and social determinants of behavior such as socioeconomic status, culture, education, and societal pressures.

36 Lectures

1
Image of Weaving the Biopsychosocial Braid
Weaving the Biopsychosocial Braid
0 of 34 min
2
Image of Vital Signs—Defining Health and Illness
Vital Signs—Defining Health and Illness
0 of 29 min
3
Image of Fight or Flight vs. Rest and Digest
Fight or Flight vs. Rest and Digest
0 of 31 min
4
Image of Simmering Soup—The Neuroendocrine System
Simmering Soup—The Neuroendocrine System
0 of 32 min
5
Image of Deploying the Troops—Basic Immunology
Deploying the Troops—Basic Immunology
0 of 32 min
6
Image of Nature vs. Nurture—Genes, Health, and Disease
Nature vs. Nurture—Genes, Health, and Disease
0 of 30 min
7
Image of Forget Me Not—Cognitive Function
Forget Me Not—Cognitive Function
0 of 30 min
8
Image of Mind over Matter—Cognition in Everyday Life
Mind over Matter—Cognition in Everyday Life
0 of 29 min
9
Image of Emotions Revealed—Psychology of Emotions
Emotions Revealed—Psychology of Emotions
0 of 28 min
10
Image of Agony and Ecstasy—Biology of Emotion
Agony and Ecstasy—Biology of Emotion
0 of 32 min
11
Image of What’s Your EQ, and How Can You Improve It?
What’s Your EQ, and How Can You Improve It?
0 of 31 min
12
Image of What’s Your Type? Personality and Health
What’s Your Type? Personality and Health
0 of 29 min
13
Image of An Apple a Day—Behavior and Disease Prevention
An Apple a Day—Behavior and Disease Prevention
0 of 32 min
14
Image of Staying on the Wagon—Making Changes That Last
Staying on the Wagon—Making Changes That Last
0 of 32 min
15
Image of Ease the Burn—Modern-Day Stress and Coping
Ease the Burn—Modern-Day Stress and Coping
0 of 30 min
16
Image of The Iceberg—Visible and Hidden Identity
The Iceberg—Visible and Hidden Identity
0 of 32 min
17
Image of Ties That Bind—Relationships and Health
Ties That Bind—Relationships and Health
0 of 31 min
18
Image of Building Bridges—Intimacy and Relationships
Building Bridges—Intimacy and Relationships
0 of 32 min
19
Image of Touched by Grace—Spirituality and Health
Touched by Grace—Spirituality and Health
0 of 32 min
20
Image of A Matter of Class—Socioeconomics and Health
A Matter of Class—Socioeconomics and Health
0 of 32 min
21
Image of A Cog in the Wheel—Occupational Stress
A Cog in the Wheel—Occupational Stress
0 of 33 min
22
Image of The Power of Place—Communities and Health
The Power of Place—Communities and Health
0 of 31 min
23
Image of The Master Plan—Public Health and Policy
The Master Plan—Public Health and Policy
0 of 33 min
24
Image of Heart and Soul—Cardiovascular Disease I
Heart and Soul—Cardiovascular Disease I
0 of 32 min
25
Image of Heart and Soul—Cardiovascular Disease II
Heart and Soul—Cardiovascular Disease II
0 of 31 min
26
Image of The Big C—Cancer and Mind-Body Medicine
The Big C—Cancer and Mind-Body Medicine
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Bugs, Drugs, and Buddha—Psychoneuroimmunology
Bugs, Drugs, and Buddha—Psychoneuroimmunology
0 of 33 min
28
Image of Fire in the Belly—The GI System
Fire in the Belly—The GI System
0 of 33 min
29
Image of Obesity—America’s New Epidemic
Obesity—America’s New Epidemic
0 of 32 min
30
Image of The Strain in Pain Lies Mainly in the Brain
The Strain in Pain Lies Mainly in the Brain
0 of 31 min
31
Image of Catching Your Zs—Sleep and Health
Catching Your Zs—Sleep and Health
0 of 30 min
32
Image of Chasing Zebras—Somatoform Disorders
Chasing Zebras—Somatoform Disorders
0 of 32 min
33
Image of Seeing the Glass Half Empty—Depression
Seeing the Glass Half Empty—Depression
0 of 32 min
34
Image of Silencing the Scream—Understanding Anxiety
Silencing the Scream—Understanding Anxiety
0 of 32 min
35
Image of Lingering Wounds—Trauma, Resilience, Growth
Lingering Wounds—Trauma, Resilience, Growth
0 of 30 min
36
Image of Tomorrow’s Biopsychosocial Medicine
Tomorrow’s Biopsychosocial Medicine
0 of 34 min

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