Women and Psychology
Examines social-historical changes in psychological theories and research concerning girls and women. The historical contributions of Freud, Thompson, Erickson, Chodorow, Gilligan, Baker-Miller and others are studied in the context of cultural norms for women that existed when these authors were writing. Considers the implications of women's current roles and representations in the media for research for the treatment of prevalent women's mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, victimization, eating disorders and aggression.
- Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 341, PSYC 441, PSYC 441C.