The Psychology of Trauma

Explores the psychology of trauma and human resilience. This course explores the range of posttraumatic reactions to a variety of situations as they affect cognitive, emotional, somatic and interpersonal aspects of functioning.  Students will be exposed to an overview of the etiology of and prevailing theories about PTSD. Factors contributing to the resilience to trauma as well as societal, cultural, and historical influences on views of trauma will also be discussed.  Pre-requisite:  PSY1000, Introduction to Psychology.

School

Liberal Arts

Program

Psychology

Course Number

PSY2470C

Section

A

Instructor

Aleksandra Plocha

Credits

4

Session

Summer II

Type

Online

Start – End Dates

07/06/2020 - 08/14/2020

Student Registration Link

https://mymack.merrimack.edu/ics/myMack_Home/

Other Registration Link

https://gps.merrimack.edu/register/?id=8cb60d94-2372-4f30-8930-fbb5f6157899