PSYC 202: Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare V

Class Program
Degree Code
Social Science
Credits 1 Lecture Hours 11
This is the fifth in a five course series exploring fundamental concepts of psychosocial healthcare management. Examines some determinants of health and illness across the lifespan, including social, psychosocial, environmental, spiritual and cultural dimensions.


PSYC 201 or instructor permission.


NUR 230 or instructor permission.
Quarters Offered
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge or skills:

  1. Examine the physical and psychosocial issues in physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect across the lifespan.
  2. Describe the behavioral signs of hoarding.
  3. Explain the characteristics of different phobias and common interventions.
  4. Discuss the social impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults.
Institutional Outcomes
IO1 Communication: Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
Course Content Outline
  1. Physical, Psychological and Sexual Abuse/neglect across the life span
  2. Hoarding
  3. Phobias
  4. Adult ADHD
Department Guidelines
PO5 should be assessed: Students will be able to solve problems by gathering, interpreting, combining and/or applying information from multiple sources.