Women, Gender and Health: Critical Issues in Mental Health




This course explores issues relevant to mental illness, mental health from a gender perspective. Course themes include illness constructs, life cycle and transitions, collective and individual trauma, role and relationship and embodiment. Topics include eating disorders, pain, hormonally mediated mood disorders, and PTSD. Examples highlight US and international experience. Readings are multidisciplinary, including public health and medicine, social sciences, history and literature.
Additional Information:
Faculty: Elizabeth Boskey
Semester: Spring Semester 1
Time: Monday/Wednesday, 8:00 - 9:30 am
WGH 210