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OLRN1970 Abnormal Psychology

Description: Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1220 Developmental Psychology

Description: Using a developmental psychology lens this course focuses on providing students with an opportunity to improve understanding of self. Through personal reflection students will examine the human lifespan from conception and prenatal development through old age and death. Students will gain understanding and perspective of their development across physical, cognitive, social and personality contexts. Examination of fundamental theories, historical arguments/perspectives and current issues provide opportunity for critical thinking and application of influences to one's development within the student's life.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1020 Human Sexuality

Description: This course comprises an analysis of human sexuality drawing on historical, theoretical, cross cultural, and life cycle perspectives of sexual attitudes, behaviours, development, and experiences using a Canadian cultural lens. Selected topics may include, gender relations, body image, sexual diversity, arousal and response, mating, dating, and interpersonal attraction, interpersonal communication, sex education, sexual health or risk, and issues of power or intimacy.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1057 Introduction To Psychology

Description: In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides you with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and the nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1074 Stress, Wellness and Nutrition

Description: Stress can play a significant role in people's professional lives. Learning how to deal with stress is vital to long term health. While stress alone does not cause disease, it triggers molecular changes throughout the body that make people more susceptible to many illnesses. In this course, students will gain an understanding of the importance of how to deal with both positive and negative stress in their lives. By using wellness perspectives, each student will gain more insight into how he or she can control both internal and external stressors.

Working in careers that have high critical stress componentscan eventually lead to fatique and burnout. Professionals who work in law enforcement and emergency response will be able to relate all class content to actual workplace experiences. Emphasis will be placed on learning to deal with stress in a positive manner, such as exercise, nutrition and adequate sleep.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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