PYB 513: Psychopathology-Eating Disorders

Synonym:

56546 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Kerry Morrison

Credits:

1

Seats:

24

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 11/8 - 11/9 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Behavioral Science
Restricted to second-year Applied Psychology students; others by written permission of program director provided to the Registrar146s Office via FirstClass.

In this workshop, students will learn differential diagnosis and treatment of eating/weight disorders within an individual psychotherapy model. Learning will occur through didactic presentations, case presentations, experiential exercises, and class discussion. The influence of culture and media on eating disorders will be addressed as well as issues concerning the stigmatization of obesity. Family, dance/movement, and 12-step techniques will not be formally addressed but are welcome in discussion.