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    Saybrook University
   
 
  Jul 21, 2018
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Summer Addendum 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Summer Addendum

Mind-Body Medicine, Specialization in Applied Psychophysiology, Ph.D.


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Applied Psychophysiology is the sub-specialty of psychophysiology that uses knowledge of the biological bases of various behaviors in conjunction with numerous psychological techniques to help people moderate medical symptoms, manage anxiety and depression, or enhance academic, artistic, and sports performance.

Students in the applied psychophysiology specialization will take basic science courses on psychophysiology, the science of mind and body, and on the technology of psychophysiological recording. They will master basic interventions in biofeedback and hypnosis and select from a menu of evidence-based skills courses including stress management, optimal functioning, heart rate variability biofeedback and EEG biofeedback.

Educated and trained in applied psychophysiology, graduates are prepared to pursue careers in research, teaching, clinical practice, medical offices, wellness centers, community and public health, and education.

Specialization Requirements


Specialization Credits: (Years 1-4) 18


Degree Requirements for the 2017-2018 Academic Year approved by the CIMHS Degree Program Committee.

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