Course Details

Course Title: Concepts of Mental Health and Addiction

Code: MTLH9234P

Admit Term: 2018 Spring 1182

Credits: 3


In this course, the student will explore the effects of mental illness on individuals, families, co-workers and members of the community who have or exhibit signs and symptoms of mental illness, and/or addiction disorders that may impact their well-being. Drawing upon lecture, case studies, reading and discussion, the student will demonstrate a robust understanding of the current perspectives/theories of mental health along with an overview of the evidence supporting the epidemiology, incidence, prevalence and pathophysiology of addictions, mood disorders, affective disorders, dissociative disorders, concurrent disorders, dual diagnoses, organic disorders, aboriginal mental health and the mental health of persons from marginalized communities (women, LGBT).

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