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health psychologist

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Code

2634.2.3

Description

Health psychologists deal with the various aspects of health related behaviour of individuals and groups, by helping individuals or groups prevent illness and promote healthy behaviours by also providing counseling services. They perform tasks for the development of health promotion activities and projects on the basis of psychological science, research findings, theories, methods and techniques. They also engage in research about health related issues to influence public policy on health care issues.

Alternative Labels

health psychologist

research health psychologist

consultant in health psychology

expert healthcare psychologist

health psychology researcher

healthcare psychologist

consultant health psychologist

specialist healthcare psychologist

practitioner of healthcare psychology

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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