In her talk, "How can you not be worried about your health?" Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos will discuss factors that can lead some of us to become worried about our health and describe common strategies recommended for dealing with health anxiety.
Hadjistavropoulos is a registered doctoral psychologist, professor of psychology, and President’s Scholar at the University of Regina. Her research is focused on assessing and treating psychological problems that may impact health, and understanding and improving the quality of health care in an attempt to reduce the burden of illness. A recipient of the Canadian Psychological Association’s President’s New Researcher Award and the Canadian Pain Society’s Early Career Award, Hadjistavropoulos is currently funded by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation and the Canadian Institute of Health Research.
|This latest installment of the Faculty of Arts’ popular Coffee House Controversies series will take place Thurs., March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Chapters bookstore behind the Southland Mall (2625 Gordon Road).
Coffee House Controversies aims to bring the research interests of Faculty of Arts members to the community. Speakers give an informal 20-minute talk focusing on a controversial topic of interest to the general public. The talks are intended to encourage the open exchange of ideas. Twenty minutes of discussion follows each talk, during which members of the general public can ask questions or raise issues with the speaker or other audience members. The events are free and open to the public. Contact Jennifer Arends at 585-4226 for more information.
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