PSYCH 988 - Advanced Seminars in Social Psychology
Section: 001 Stigma, Discrimination & Health
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Stigma and discrimination are social phenomena in which selected individuals become devalued and the victims of unfair and harmful treatment. Historically, research has focused on the psychological consequences of being the target of stigma and/or discrimination. However, recent research provides persuasive evidence that the consequences of stigmatization and discrimination extend far beyond just a target’s feelings. Stigma and discrimination affect the physical and psychological health of a broad range of people. These effects range from direct effects on physiological and (epi) genetic processes to people’s decisions about health behavior and the health care they receive. This class will explore the pathways that link stigma, discrimination and health and the processes that moderate or mediate these pathways.

PSYCH 988 - Advanced Seminars in Social Psychology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
27723
Open
6
9PSYCH Grad
-
M 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Note: Psych 988-001 Class meets in ISR fall 2017.
002 (SEM)
P
16048
Open
83
65PSYCH Grad
-
TuTh 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Meets with Psych 613.
004 (SEM)
P
21855
Open
7
7PSYCH Grad
-
W 3:30PM - 5:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
31180
Open
14
14PSYCH Grad
-
M 9:00AM - 11:00AM
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