PSYC 341

Women and Psychology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.


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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