Seminar in Eating Disorders|
Fall 2013 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.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Hornbacher, M. (2006). WASTED: A MEMOIR OF ANOREXIA AND BULIMIA. New York: Harper Trade. ISBN: 9780060930936
Pollan, M. (2008). IN DEFENSE OF FOOD. Penguin Books. ISBN: 9781594201455
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Group research project; several small writing assignments.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
On-time attendance of all classes is mandatory. This course is not open to sophomores or first-year students.
Preference will be given to senior psychology majors but instructor will select other seniors based on student statements of why they want to take the course.
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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