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PSYC 226 Asian-American Culture and Medicine
In this lunch talk series, students will explore the interaction of Asian-American culture and the practice of medicine, through personal and professional perspectives and narractives of physicians and others in healthcare. Topics will vary form year to year, including Asian-American influences on providers, medical trainees, patients, populations, the doctor-patient relationship, and diseases. A .... More Description for PSYC 226
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Louie, A. (PI)
PSYC 233 Mindfulness: An Awareness-Based Stress Reduction Program in Medicine
An experiential program in which the participants learn the techniques of mindfulness meditation and its application in the management of stress and in healthcare. Modeled after the MBSR, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, started by Jon Kabat-Zinn at UMASS Medical Center. Designed to work with the mind/body relationship to stress and chronic illness teaching open sensitive awareness without jud.... More Description for PSYC 233
Terms: 2018-2019 Summer 2018-2019 Winter 2018-2019 Spring 2018-2019 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
PSYC 235 Sleep and Dreams (PSYC 135)
Dr. William Dement created Sleep and Dreams in 1971, the world¿s first university undergraduate-level course on the science of sleep. Now as an emeritus professor, he continues to be actively involved in the course teaching many of the lectures and sometimes driving students to class in his golf cart! The course is designed to impart essential knowledge of the neuroscience of sleep and co.... More Description for PSYC 235
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter 2018-2019 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
PSYC 236A Valuescience: Shedding Illusion to Live and Die Well (PSYC 136A)
Apply scientific methods and principles to discern and realize value. Read history, philosophy, ecology, economics, sociology, linguistics and psychology pertinent to emergence of valuescience as foundation for an increasing range of human action. Explore perceptual, cognitive, and cultural impediments to valuescience; strategies for overcoming these; and personal and social benefits of doing so. .... More Description for PSYC 236A
Terms: 2018-2019 Spring 2018-2019 Autumn | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Schrom, D. (PI)
PSYC 236B Valuescience: Shedding Illusion to Live and Die Well (PSYC 136B)
Apply scientific methods and principles to discern and realize value. Read history, philosophy, ecology, economics, sociology, linguistics and psychology pertinent to emergence of valuescience as foundation for an increasing range of human action. Explore perceptual, cognitive, and cultural impediments to valuescience, strategies for overcoming these, and personal and social benefits of doing so. .... More Description for PSYC 236B
Terms: 2018-2019 Spring | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Schrom, D. (PI)
PSYC 239 Understanding Relationships: A Couples and Family Therapy Perspective (PSYC 139)
Considers the premises of the family-systems approach to intimate and family relationships, drawing on concepts from psychology, psychiatry, neurobiology, anthropology, and organizational behavior. Examines relationship formation and commitment, intimacy and sexuality, family development and structure, interpersonal conflict and communication, historical patterns and legacies, gender and power, an.... More Description for PSYC 239
Terms: 2018-2019 Spring | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Rait, D. (PI)
PSYC 240 Leadership and Innovation in Mental Healthcare
The WHO estimates that by 2030 mental health conditions will be the #1 cause of disease burden globally. The field of mental healthcare is ripe for improvement and innovation, including education and prevention, increasing access, collaborative care, decreasing stigma, technology, and more just policies. This course guides students to think about mental health through the lens of leadership and in.... More Description for PSYC 240
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
PSYC 243 Thriving in Collegiate Athletics: Key Concepts in Student-Athlete Health and Wellness
Develops the understanding, self-awareness, confidence, and skills necessary for students to serve as a resource for their athlete peers in the areas of building resilience, promoting well-being, and supporting emotional balance. Examines personal values, athlete identity, signature strengths, self-care and stress management practices, signs and symptoms of common mental health concerns, and barri.... More Description for PSYC 243
Terms: 2018-2019 Autumn | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
PSYC 247 Principles and Practices in Care of the Dying
Detailed, systematic survey of a generalized terminal illness and elaboration of the basic principles underlying approaches to the care of the dying. Particular attention is paid to problem areas involving medical ethics and multi-culture. Practical strategies for managing the special medical and emotional problems that arise in the care of the dying patient. There may be guest speakers and patien.... More Description for PSYC 247
PSYC 249SI Psyched: Psychiatry Careers and Mental Health Perspectives for Medicine
In this lunch talk series, students will explore psychiatry and behavioral science topics relevant to medicine through the personal perspectives of various psychiatrists and other specialists in behavioral health from a variety of practice settings. Some examples of topics have been advances in specialized areas (e.g., child and adolescent psychiatry, psychotherapy, legal issues, mood & anxiet.... More Description for PSYC 249SI
Terms: 2018-2019 Autumn | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
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