Course Description for Aging and Mental Health

GEY4612: Aging and Mental Health

Description: This course is a review of the psychological, social and biological aspects of aging as they relate to mental health. It will explore an integrated approach between various biopsychosocial processes and etiological factors associated with psychological changes in the elderly. An emphasis will be placed on various strategies, therapies and services which may be directed at improving the mental health of the elderly.