PSY 362

Trauma and the Remaking of the Self (AVAILABLE: SPRING 2020)

Major Discipline(s):
Psychology
Semester(s):
Spring Semester
Instructor(s):
This module provides an overview of current psychological theories and research in the understanding of human responses to psychological trauma and life adversities. Topics include acute stress reactions, and post-traumatic stress disorders resulting from interpersonal and family violence, sexual victimization, traumatic loss and death, disaster, and other critical life events. Resilience and post-traumatic growth in the face of life challenges will be discussed in the second part of the module. There will be a special focus on cultural and gender issues in relation to human traumatic stress reactions and resilient functioning.

N.B. THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED IN SPRING 2020