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PSYC 438 Self-Injury and Suicide

PSYC 438  Self-Injury and Suicide  Units: 3.00  

Why do people intentionally hurt themselves? In this course, students will develop an advanced scientific understanding of suicide and non-suicidal self-injury. We will focus on: (a) definition, phenomenology, assessment, and epidemiology; (b) modern theories; (c) transdiagnostic risk factors; and (d) intervention, prevention, and postvention.

Learning Hours: 120 (18 Seminar, 30null, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite PSYC 203 and PSYC 236. Exclusion PSYC 480 (Topic Title: Self-Injury and Suicide).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Psychology (PSYC)

How does the brain perceive, think, and feel? This course in cognitive neuroscience provides a window into contemporary views of how different features of cognition are implemented by the human brain. The course will cover advances in our understanding of the brain mechanism of human cognition.