This advanced seminar will explore contemporary psychological theories and multidisciplinary empirical research of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Using eating disorders as an example, we will study how culture, familial factors, and personal vulnerability contribute to risk for psychiatric disorders. This course emphasizes research skills and requires completion of multiple continuing assignments. The course is designed for students with an interest in medical school or graduate programs in clinical psychology, public health, or related fields. Students will conduct group research projects.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
A list of recent review and empirical articles will be provided at the first class meeting.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Computerized literature search; two written critiques of research projects; poster presentation of student's research project; term paper. Multiple drafts of the term paper will be required.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Prerequisites: PSYC105 or PSYC101.
On-time attendance of all classes is mandatory. This course is not open to sophomores or first-year students.
|Instructor(s): Striegel-Moore,Ruth Times: .....F. 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 20
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