The following films, books and web links may help you understand some of the concepts in the course or you may just find them entertaining. They are arranged by broad subject matter within the general field of Psychology.

 

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: New York Times Magazine, Feb 5, 2012: Melissa Fay Greene: Wonder Dog  Service dogs are NOT just for the blind. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/05/magazine/wonder-dog.html?ref=todayspaper

Experimental Method:  Slater, Lauren. OPENING SKINNER'S BOX - Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century (W.W.Norton, 2004) ISBN 0-393-05095-5

Institutionalization: David L. Rosenhan, “On Being Sane in Insane Places,” Science, Vol. 179 (Jan. 1973), 250-258    http://psychrights.org/articles/rosenham.htm#_ftn3

Fish Oil and Psychosis: Megan Brooks, "NIMH To Investigate Fish Oil For Psychosis," Medscape Medical News (2/13/12) http://www.northshorelij.com/NSLIJ/nimh-to-investigate-fish-oil-for-psychosis   (Thanks to Michelle Rehm for sending me this article.)

Grief: Oates, Joyce Carol. A Widow's Story - A Memoir (Harper Collins, 2011) ISBN 978-0-06-201553-2

Living With Bi-Polar Disorder: Jamison, Kay Redfield. An Unquiet Mind - A Memoir of Moods and Madness (Vintage, 1995) ISBN 0-679-76330-9

Conversion Disorders in 2012: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/11/magazine/teenage-girls-twitching-le-roy.html?_r=2&ref=susandominus 

The New DSM5 - Coming May of 2013: Cloud, John. "What Counts As Crazy?" TIME Magazine, March 19, 2012  (You can read this at www.Time.com IF you are a subscriber.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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