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Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology
Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) investigates links between thoughts and emotions, and the resistance to disease.
This short course in PNI provides participants with the opportunity learn about this growing field and get up to date on the most recent evidence-based research of interactions between neural, endocrine and immune processes.
The workshop has a strong focus on the effect of stress and relaxation on psychological and physical well-being and includes practical relaxation skills to reduce the effects of stress-related medical conditions.
In this comprehensive, information packed workshop you will explore the definition and history of PNI and explore connections between nervous, endocrine and immune systems.
You will also learn about stress response pathways, PNI interactions in pain, depression, anxiety and fatigue and explore evidence of the immune response to relaxation and more!
Also included in this workshop are practical relaxations skills to enhance psychological and physical health for you to use personally and provide to clients.
Practitioners can use this short-course for Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Professional Education.
Study options: Join us on campus in Sydney
Start Date: 17/03/2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Duration: One Friday