PSYC 260

Introduction to Mental Health and Well-Being

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: PSYC 360

Examines theory and research related to mental health and well-being in adulthood. Topics address various aspects of psychological distress (such as mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, substance use, and schizophrenia) and psychological well-being. Biological, learning, developmental, humanistic, and cross-cultural perspectives are used to understand the definitions and etiology of mental disorders and psychological well-being.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 260, PSYC 360, PSYC 430.


Undergraduate course in Psychology offered by the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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