Course Catalog » Nursing 227

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 227
Course Title: Theories of Mental Illness
Units: 2
School: Nursing
Department: Community Health Care Systems

Course Description: Course examines major theories of mental illness and their implications for understanding the etiology, and treatment of psychiatric conditions. Neurochemical, neuroendoctrine, genetic, cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, attachment, and humanistic theories will be analyzed and applied to the assessment and management of mental health problems. Ethical issues raised by different theoretical perspectives will be discussed.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: C. Landolin
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No