Health Psychology: Assessment Questions

 

  1. “Lifestyle is an important factor in people’s health.” With reference to this statement, discuss sociocultural factors related to the development of obesity. (Nov 2011)
  2. Evaluate two examples of psychological research (theories and/or studies) related to physiological and/or psychological aspects of stress. (nov 2012, nov 2011)
  3. To what extent do sociocultural factors influence health-related behaviour? (Nov 2013) (nov 2013)
  4. Models of health promotion (nov 2013, may 2013, may 2011)
  5. To what extent do biological factors influence health-related behaviour? (May 2014)
  6. Discuss physiological and social aspects of stress. (May 2014)
  7. Discuss two prevention strategies for substance abuse or addictive behaviour. (may 2014, nov 2011)
  8. Discuss physiological aspects of stress (Nov 2014)
  9. Treatments for substance abuse (nov 2014, may 2013, may 2012)
  10. Factors relating to overeating and obesity (nov 2014, may 2011)
  11. Explain two or more factors related to the development of substance abuse and/or addictive behaviour (May 2015)
  12. Treatment and obesity (may 2015, nov 2012, )
  13. Discuss the effectiveness of one or more health promotion strategies.(may 2015, nov 2012)
  14. Prevention and obesity (nov 2015, may 2012)
  15. Evaluate two examples of psychological research relevant to health psychology (Nov 2015)
  16. Discuss one or more strategies used for coping with stress. (nov 2015, nov 2013, may 2013, may, may 2012, 2011)