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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITP 3800 - Stress and Sleep: Impact on Health and Disease

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): BIO 1080, BIO 1090, BIO 2310, BIO 2320, and ITP 3200

Description: This course provides an in-depth study of stress, sleep, and the relationship between the two. Students will learn the physiologic mechanisms of acute and chronic stress, diseases associated with stress overload, and evidence-based ways to manage stress.  They will also learn about sleep needs over the life cycle, circadian rhythms, major sleep disorders, and the dangers of sleep deprivation.

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