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The Master’s Degree in the Psychology of Wellbeing and Healthcare integrates into the second cycle of Psychology training, which seeks to meet the growing demand for multidisciplinary skills within the healthcare field.
In emphasising the interconnections between psychology, health and wellbeing, especially in the prevention of disease and fostering good health and the quality of life, this aims to meet the profound changes ongoing in the healthcare field with their increasing stress upon preventive medicine, with important implications in social and economic terms and with strong potential for improving the quality of life of populations.
- Acquisition of the competences necessary to practicing professional Psychology within the scope of the evaluation, intervention, prevention and promotion of health, the quality of life and wellbeing in different contexts and population groups;
- Fostering an interdisciplinary approach capable of responding to the important challenges of contemporary society within the field of health and wellbeing;
- Consolidation of knowledge around the theoretical models of Psychology, Health and Wellbeing;
- Deepening the relationship between psychological factors and behaviours as regards health, sickness and wellbeing in conjunction with the biological and medical, family, social and institutional factors.