Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Sociology of Mental Disorder

Sociology 3112 Sociology of Mental Disorder
Introduces various sociological theories of mental health and illness, examining historical and contemporary examples. We focus on how definitions of mental disorders are socially constructed, the influence of social factors on the diagnoses of healthcare professionals, and how culture influences who are labelled "mentally ill."
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: It is recommended that students complete Sociology 2509 prior to enrolling in this course.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences