PSY210: Psychology of Grief

Class Program
Credits 3
This course focuses on the grief process as a fundamental dimension of human experience. Topics include current theories, psychological, social, and cultural factors at the end of life, various ways loss is processed, factors that promote resilience in the face of loss, and factors contributing to serious psychological and medical outcomes. The course explores the role of the funerary ceremony in facilitating the early phase of acute grief.
Prerequisite Courses
Semester Offered
Satisfies a Behavioral or Social Science general education requirement.