SEM: ADVANCED ABNORMAL PSYCH

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
354
Institution: 
Smith College
Topics course. A seminar on the role of possessions in people's lives, especially as related to compulsive hoarding, a form of obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders. We study the empirical research, theories of OCD and hoarding behavior, and efforts to develop treatments for this condition. Related constructs such as compulsive buying and acquisition, materialism, kleptomania and psychopathologies of acquisition are also addressed. Prerequisites; PSY 150 or PSY 287.
Comments: 
Topic: The Meaning of Possessions. Instructor permission. Not open to first-years, sophomores
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
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Schedule #: 
20023-F16

Course Sections

SEM: ADVANCED ABNORMAL PSYCH
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Randy Frost rfrost@smith.edu T 01:00-02:50 BASS 210