Basic Psychopathology: A Journey Through the Major Mental Health Diagnoses, Part II

GENINT 721.228
Osher (50+). This course examines four types of mental illnesses: eating disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, suicide including a review of suicide attempters, completers, prediction, and an assessment of suicidal lethality.
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What you can learn.

  • Identify symptoms and treatments for eating disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and suicide
  • Understand how seniors are affected by these conditions

About this course:

This course examines four types of mental illnesses: eating disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and suicide including a review of suicide attempters, completers, prediction, as well as an assessment of suicidal lethality. Emphasis will be placed on current treatments and ways in which the senior population can manage these problems either personally or involving a loved one. Prerequisite: Drawing is a Feeling I and/or II, OR a personal drawing practice, with the instructors consent.

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