2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 328 - Mental Health and Society


Credits: 3
This course addresses mental illness and its impact on various institutions of society.The definitions and symptoms of mental illnesses will be presented.The focus will be on how mental illness impacts societal institutions, including criminal justice, occupational, educational, and others.Particular emphasis is placed on problems and limitations in the mental health system and how society is adversely affected by those problems.The course objective is to learn a realistic appraisal of mental illnesses and effective philosophies and methodologies to begin correcting problems related to mental illness in society.
Cross-listed: SOC-328
Prerequisite: PSYC-101, PSYC-202H, SOC-101, or SOC-202H