This course has two objectives, one concerned with content and the other
with awareness. The content goal includes the major symptoms, theories,
terminology, research findings, and treatments for adult mental disorders. This
material is contained in the lectures and the textbook and is tested on the
second goal is increased self-awareness and understanding of yourself and
others. This will be attempted through accounts from published autobiographies
of people with mental disorders, examples from the media, and videotapes which
put a human face on the disorders.