Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
PSY 215 Psychological Perspectives on Disabilities
4 hours; 4 credits
Contributions of psychology to the study of disabilities will be discussed in a framework including physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities. Topics may include the measurement of intelligence, eugenics, mental disorders, nomenclature and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, cross-cultural issues, and quality of life and activism of people with disabilities and their families. (social science) (p&d) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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