Description
Topics in Geriatrics Mental Health
Course examines common mental health issues experienced by older adults. Issues covered will vary from quarter to quarter on topics such as dementia, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, loss, psychopharmacology and physical illness that causes decline in mental functioning. Biopsychosocial assessment and effective treatments will be addressed along with the role of social support and implications for caretaking. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
Details
Grading Basis
A-F Grade/Audit Option
Units
2
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
SOWK 383
Academic Group
General
Academic Organization
Social Work & Sociology
Campus
College Place
Enrollment Requirements
To register for upper-division courses, students must complete the GS math requirement, ENGL 121, 122, and complete or is currently registered for ENGL 223 (College Writing or its equivalent), and complete 45 quarter hours of university course work.