PSYC 460

Family Violence across the Lifespan

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

In-depth examination in a seminar format of violence within the family including child abuse and neglect, intimate partner violence, dating violence, and elder abuse. Theory and research on causes and effects of family violence are examined. Special topics include definitional issues, case studies, research methods, prevention, treatment, and cultural, legal, and social issues.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 460, PSYC 391 (if taken in the same topic), PSYC 491 (if taken in the same topic).


Pre- or Co-requisites:

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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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