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SPC5512 Somatic Psychology Perspectives on Stress and Psychobioimmunology

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This course introduces students to the neurobiology of stress, stress profiling, and stress reduction techniques for clinical practice in everyday life. Psychobioimmunological theory and practice is also explored. Among the technical approaches which will be introduced are stress evaluation, autogenic training, progressive relaxation, guided meditation, visualizations, and somatically based techniques such as parasympathetic breathing, grounding, mindful movement, and conscious self-regulation through awareness.

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