Psychology of Aging   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 739 - Psychology of Aging

Prerequisite(s): PY 437 . This course explores developmental issues from early adulthood through advanced age. Topics considered include the process of consolidation of the middle years and the psychological, social, and biological issues surrounding late life adjustment, long-term aging and care. Current clinical approaches are examined from diverse theoretical viewpoints and in view of research findings. Cultural diversity and individual differences are integral to this course. (2 credits)