Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will extend their knowledge of personal control and social support factors that influence the adjustment process following an impairment, or the development of a chronic ill-health condition. Relevant models of chronic-condition adjustment are introduced and intervention programs that aim to influence malleable aspects of personal control and/or social support are examined for their effect sizes.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Canty

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE2LCI and PHE2RCM


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGregory Murphy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
one 15-mins group presentation (300-word equivalent)20
one 2,000-word individual written assignment35
one 90-mins examination35
viva voce workshop activities (500-word equivalent)10