Seminar in Eating Disorders|
Fall 2006 not offered
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)
Striegel-Moore, R.H. and Smolak, L. (2001). EATING DISORDERS: INNOVATIVE DIRECTIONS IN TREATMENT AND PRACTICE. WASHINGTON, DC: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION.
|Examination 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: |
This is a column 2 seminar course. On-time attendance of all classes is mandatory. This course is not open to Jr. non majors, sophomores or first-year students.
Students not attending the first class will be dropped from the course list.
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