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Learn how social factors promote mental health, influence the onset and course of mental illness, and affect how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated. This course explores how our understanding of mental health and illness has been influenced by social attitudes and social developments in North America and around the world. The course begins by situating our contemporary mental health practices in historical context, then looks at different aspects of mental health, mental illness and mental health services and their connections to what’s going on in our social environment....
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Recommandé : 4 hours/week

Approx. 21 heures pour terminer
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English

Sous-titres : English

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Welcome and A Brief History of Madness

We begin with a quick orientation to the course and continue with our first lecture topic: A brief history of madness....
Reading
11 vidéos (Total 120 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video11 vidéos
1.0 Introduction 7 min
1.1 Visiting the asylum 9 min
1.2 Why the asylum? 20 min
1.3 20th century mental health care 14 min
1.4 Antipsychiatry 12 min
1.5 Deinstitutionalization 15 min
1.6 Community-based mental health care 15 min
1.7 Recovery and mental health 11 min
1.8 Conclusion 4 min
Bonus material: An introduction to author Caroline Fei-Yeng Kwok 6 min
Reading2 lectures
Course Information10 min
Readings and Resources10 min

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What is mental health and what causes mental illness?

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Reading
8 vidéos (Total 77 min), 1 lecture
Video8 vidéos
2.1 defining mental health 7 min
2.2 what is mental illness? 12 min
2.3 social determinants of mental health 9 min
2.4 SDoH in action 14 min
2.5 the biopsychosocial perspective on mental health 13 min
2.6 applying the biopsychosocial perspective 12 min
2.7 Conclusion 4 min
Reading1 lecture
Readings and Resources10 min

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The social context of diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses

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9 vidéos (Total 105 min), 1 lecture, 2 quiz
Video9 vidéos
3.1 Demystifying the DSM 15 min
3.2 Diagnosis as a series of social events 15 min
3.3 Diagnosis: An example of the role of social context 17 min
3.4a The social context of treatment options 12 min
3.4b The social context of treatment options part 2 9 min
3.5 The social context of treatment access 11 min
3.6 Conclusion 3 min
From summer 2014: what's with the DSM?12 min
Reading1 lecture
Readings and Resources10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Extra-credit quiz20 min

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Culture, mental health and mental illness

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8 vidéos (Total 76 min), 1 lecture
Video8 vidéos
4.1 culture mental health mental illness 7 min
4.2 culture & mental health in historical context 15 min
4.3 culture and mental health 14 min
4.4 culture and mental illness 11 min
4.5 an example of intersections between culture and mental health 8 min
4.6 cultural competence and multicultural mental health care 12 min
4.7 Conclusions 2 min
Reading1 lecture
Readings and Resources10 min
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par ZCMay 23rd 2017

Awesome course by Professor Williams who taught us a lot about how to consider health issues under the social context to explore the interaction between health and social factors.

par TTOct 26th 2017

Facilitator is very engaging and brings the subject to life. Will definitely recommend to anyone with any remote interest in mental hea

Enseignant

Charmaine Williams

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

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