Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

SOA 389 - Seminar: Sociology of Mental Health (4 Cr.)

(formerly SOC 389)
This course examines the way people define mental health, the causes and consequences of mental health problems, and how institutions respond to mental illness. Specific issues explored include the social construction of mental disorder, depression, medicalization of life problems, and the social consequences of mental health problems. Prerequisites: Junior standing and one of the following courses: SOA 200 , SOA 201 , or SOA 217 . Spring semester. Offered 2021-2022 and alternate years. Shope.