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Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

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Bridge the gap between mind and body and gain a truly holistic view of your health in this science-based course that explores how your brain can impact your overall wellness.


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

Taught by

Jason M. Satterfield


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