330.627.11 GENDER AND MENTAL HEALTH
Examines gender differences in mental health using a lifespan developmental approach. Addresses gender differences in normative development (e.g., socialization of emotion) and in major mental and behavioral disorders (e.g., depression). Also explores the impact of differential exposure and vulnerability to stress on psychological functioning. Implications for intervention and prevention are discussed.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: Describe gender differences in the prevalence and expression of major mental and behavioral disorders; identify ways in which biological and social influences across the lifespan impact gender differences in mental health; demonstrate familiarity with multidisciplinary theories and approaches to the study of gender differences in mental health; synthesize and critically review the literature on a selected topic regarding gender and mental health.
- Thu 06/14/2012 - Thu 06/14/2012
- Thursday 8:30 - 4:30