Psychology of Trauma

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
329PT
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
What happens after a traumatic event? Why do some people develop psychological disorders and others do not? This course will explore the psychological theories and research on trauma and stress. Topics covered will include childhood abuse, domestic violence, combat violence, community violence, and interpersonal violence. The seminar will explore psychological dysfunction, disorders, as well as adaptation and coping following exposure to traumatic stress. In addition, the course will explore the concept of cultural trauma.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
89463,89572
http://isis.mtholyoke.edu
Schedule #: 
89572

Course Sections

Psychology of Trauma
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Amber Douglas adouglas@mtholyoke.edu T 01:15PM-04:05PM Reese 301