9.00SC Introduction to Psychology
9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (Fall 2011, MIT OCW). Instructor: Professor John Gabrieli. This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 21 - Psychopathology II|
How are mental disorders diagnosed and treated? This session explores the two main categories of psychological treatment ? behavioral therapies and medical (drug) therapies. For OCD, depression and ADHD, we'll look at the current scientific understanding of these disorders and compare methods of treatment.
Readings. Lecture Slides (PDF). Lecture Videos: View by Chapter. Discussion: Psychopathology. Further Study.
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