Dec 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ED 825 - Aging


This course introduces students to contemporary research and theories of aging. The course takes an interdisciplinary approach drawing on many fields in the wider discipline of gerontology. Students will develop their knowledge of normal aging and the promotion of healthy aging, the biology of aging, cognitive, emotional and psychosocial aspects of aging, mental health issues in the elderly and therapeutic interventions, sexuality and aging, special ethical/legal issues for seniors, portrayals of aging in the media, dementia, behavioral assessment and intervention, psychosocial issues including loss, illness, end-of-life planning and death, and policy making regarding the elderly. This is a Psy.D. core curriculum course.

Credits: 3



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