SEM: ADV ABNORMAL: POSSESSIONS

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
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: 
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 #: 
10189-F17

Course Sections

SEM: ADV ABNORMAL: POSSESSIONS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Randy Frost rfrost@smith.edu T 01:00-02:50 BASS 204