In your discussion this week, you examined how psychology is involved once chronic illness begins to present, starting with symptom onset and diagnosis. For your learning journal, reflect on behavioral changes that can help manage your selected chronic illness.

1. How can psychology help patients reduce or mitigate their illness?
2. What kind of behavior changes are associated with the best health outcomes for your selected illness?
3. Do you think these changes are easy to implement or challenging?

Answers should be included an introduction and a conclusion with minimum word count 1500 words