Seminar in Eating Disorders|
|Course Cluster: Health Studies|
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)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Costin, C. (2006). THE EATING DISORDER SOURCEBOOK: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE CAUSES, TREATMENTS, AND PREVENTION OF EATING DISORDERS (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Mcgraw-Hill. ISBN: 0071476857.
Hornbacher, M. (2006). WASTED: A MEMOIR OF ANOREXIA AND BULIMIA. New York: Harper Trade. ISBN: 0060858796.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Class participation and discussion, small group project & presentation, book/film critique assignment, and final literature review or research proposal paper.
|Instructor(s): Shepherd,Caitlin Briana Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: FISK412; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 3||1st Ranked: 0||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 3|