PSY 335 Psychopathology in the Media

Section CRN Instructor Time
Dr. Neva Sanders T, TH 10:00am - 11:15am

An examination of the manner by which psychopathology is presented in various forms of media (e.g., movies, TV, internet).  The validity of the information presented is comparatively analyzed against empirically generated diagnostic criteria, and the resulting impact of misinformation and inaccurate portrayals on societal knowledge/views of individuals with mental illness is discussed.