Courses: Historical Issues/Clinical Dev (PSYCB612001)

Fall 2007

Class Number: 1397
Familiarizes students with 20th century developments in clinical
psychology and with the 18th and 19th century social and intellectual
trends from which they emerged. Topics include: Mesmerism and the
rise of dynamic psychiatry in Europe and America; changing patterns in
the institutionalization of the insane; the Bost Group (James, Prince,
Sidis) and the development of abnormal psychology and psychotherapy;
the American reception of psychoanalysis; the Mental Hygiene and Child
Guidance movements; the growth of psychometrics; personality theories
and theorists; and trends in the professionalization of clinical
psychology after WWII.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1397

Department

Psychology (Web site)

Taught By

Wozniak,Robert H.

Location

Bryn Mawr, BYC106

Meeting Times

W 4:00pm-6:00pm