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PSYC 29SI ASB: Illuminating Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Mental Health in the Bay Area and Beyond
Sheds light on campus mental health resource availability, different types of mental health disorders, root causes of mental health disorders, current care and treatment methods. Topics include the impacts of mental health issues on larger communities and how students can serve as allies to those seeking to make mental health a priority in personal lives, government policy, education and medical r.... More Description for PSYC 29SI
Terms: 2013-2014 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
PSYC 35SI Clinical and Societal Issues of Neurological Disorders
Provides introductory exposure to some of the most common neurological disorders currently diagnosed in the U.S. Looks at clinical and societal aspects of such neurological disorders.
Terms: 2013-2014 Spring | Units: 2 | Grading: Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Hallmayer, J. (PI)
PSYC 60N Cupid's Dilemma: Understanding Dating Dynamics
Why is true love so difficult to find? Why do we find some people to be attractive dating partners, but not others? How do relationships typically evolve and what happens after the infatuation fades? When do people become comfortable with emotional intimacy or a committed relationship? These questions and others all relating to dating will be addressed in this seminar. We will critically explore w.... More Description for PSYC 60N
Instructors: Hallmayer, J. (PI)
PSYC 70N Mind-Body Medicine: A Global Perspective
Introduces the science of Mind-Body Medicine. Intended for students with general interests in matters of mind and health, as well as students who are specifically interested in the psychological/biological/medical sciences. Begins with historical perspective and discussion of how diverse cultures and schools of medical thought from around the world grapple with the concept of Mind-Body Medicine. O.... More Description for PSYC 70N
Terms: 2013-2014 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Dhabhar, F. (PI)
PSYC 76Q Temperament and Creativity in Mood Disorders
Preference to sophomores. Western cultural notions of mad geniuses and artistic temperaments. How many individuals who suffer from depression, bipolar disorder, and related problems are nonetheless productively creative. Current psychological and neurobiological research, and assessment of mood, temperament, and creativity. Emphasis is on written and oral communications and multimedia presentation.... More Description for PSYC 76Q
Instructors: Dhabhar, F. (PI)
PSYC 77N Deviants in Literature
Many literary works are enhanced by, in fact demand, a psychological perspective to achieve a fully informed reading. In The Devils Dostoevsky uses the issues and process of anarchy as a platform on which to develop some of the most unforgettable characters in literary history. Death in Venice contains among its many themes the darker dynamic of paraphilia. Guilt searches for a validating crime in.... More Description for PSYC 77N
Terms: 2013-2014 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Van Natta, J. (PI)
PSYC 78Q Mental Health in Collegiate Athletes
Developmental, psychological, social, and performance issues in collegiate sports. Topics include transition to Stanford, time management, optimizing mental fitness, coping with injuries.
Terms: 2013-2014 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Steiner, H. (PI)
PSYC 79Q Family Dynamics in Literature
Preference to sophomores. Using a psychological approach, explores relationships between and among the characters of well-known literary works. Primary readings include: Freud's Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria; Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1, which anticipates what Freud later calss "the unconscious,"; Kafka's Metamorphosis, the "identified patient" in famil.... More Description for PSYC 79Q
Instructors: Steiner, H. (PI)
PSYC 81Q Fate of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Sub Saharan Africa: The HIV/AIDS Pandemic
The complicated forces,shaped by geopolitcal history and current events, that frame all social programs, the care of orphans in the context of the AIDS pandemic in particular; history of the care of orphans; developmental effects of deprivation of care and nurturing. Guest speakers.
Terms: 2013-2014 Winter | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
PSYC 111Q Madness and the Womb: Medical and Artistic Approaches to Mental Illness in Women Through the Ages
Historical and current concepts of mental illness in women. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMS), postpartum depression, menopausal mood disorders, and eating disorders. Historical biopsychosocial approach. Readings include women's diaries and advice books, physicians' casebooks, and 19th- and 20th-century medical texts. Guest speakers from art and literature departments. Literary and art.... More Description for PSYC 111Q
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