In contemporary society, prevalence rates of psychological disorders are high and many suffer personal distress from depression, anxiety, stress, grief, and everyday problems such as difficulties in relationships, work, personal effectiveness, disabilities, aging, etc. Individuals seek psychological or medical treatment or assistance from a variety of mental health care professionals. This course will examine the social issue of psychological therapy and discuss current evidence-based research regarding the efficacy of the variety of treatment approaches.
45 credits of 100-level or higher course work including PSYC 100 and PSYC 101
Completion of one or both of PSYC 200 or PSYC 225 is recommended