Courses: Historical Issues/Clinical Dev (PSYCB612001)

Fall 2012

Class Number: 1396
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: 1396


Psychology (Web site)

Taught By

Wozniak,Robert H.


Bryn Mawr, BYC127

Meeting Times

W 1:00pm-4:00pm