SO 327 Sociology Mental Health Illness
F2Z 2011 ML
Vallie, Michelle Q.
Master's degree in Human ServicesMaster's degree in Counseling PsychologyDoctor of Philosophy in Psychology
October 17 - December 11
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Gallagher, B. (2011). The sociology of mental illness. (5th ed.). Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY: Sloan Publishing.
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Instructor Learning Outcomes
Exams: There will be a midterm exam worth 200 points and a comprehensive final exam worth 200 points. (Total 400 points).
Extra Credit Reports: You have the opportunity to earn extra credit by selecting an article related to any aspect of the Sociology of Mental Illness. You will hand in a two page summary of the article to the instructor. This summary is double spaced, 12 font. It can include a general summary of the article as well as your thoughts and critique of the article. Each report you complete will be worth up to 50 bonus points. Maximum number of extra credit reports that may be completed is two. You can turn these in at any time during the semester, but any of these papers must be turned in by November 30th.
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Attachments:The History of Mental Illness: From "Skull Drills" to "Happy Pills"New trends in the sociology of mental illnessCategorical vs. dimensional diagnosesNosological issues in diagnosis for the DSM-V
Last Updated:9/22/2011 10:14:54 AM