Mind-Body Connection

WELL 1201
Credit Hours

Explore the field of Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) as it applies to the nature of the mind-body connection and its influence on health and well-being. Current scientific theory and research regarding the mind's ability to either positively or negatively influence the physical body's health and immune response will be studied. Research theory and application of a variety of integrative modalities in promoting wellness will be studied. Topics include: intuition, meditation, guided imagery, cognitive and emotional restructuring, spirituality and faith, social support, humor and laughter, art, music and movement therapies. (3 cr. hrs.) (Fall, Spring).