Psychology of Adjustment (Social Sciences)
GED 215 Psychology of Adjustment (Social Sciences)
3 Semester Units
Psychology of Adjustment explores major perspectives on psychology and provides opportunities for students to apply useful concepts to their personal lives. Content is drawn from theory and research in different areas of psychology and covers personality development, stress management, health issues, relationships, work, life span development and other areas of life.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand how society and technology today have far reaching effects on social change.
- Understand the stages of lifespan development.
- Explore various venues to manage emotions and the dynamics of relationships, as well as sexuality in our society.
- Learn and understand group dynamics.
- Understand the stages of love and commitment.
- Describe the features of a psychological disorder and discuss the prevalence and incidence of various disorders.
- Identify and explain the models of grief work.
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