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.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Class participation and discussion, small group project & presentation, book/film critique assignment, and final literature review or research proposal paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students must have completed previous coursework in psychology and be familiar with research methods. Completion of PSYC250, PSYC251, or PSYC269 is recommended. This course is designed for students with an interest in pursuing graduate programs in clinical psychology or related fields. Students will need to submit a written explanation indicating related coursework/experience and discussing why they are interested in taking the course.
|Instructor(s): Shepherd,Caitlin Briana Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: FISK412; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 15
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