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Learn how social factors promote mental health, influence the onset and course of mental illness, and affect how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated. This course explores how our understanding of mental health and illness has been influenced by social attitudes and social developments in North America and around the world. The course begins by situating our contemporary mental health practices in historical context, then looks at different aspects of mental health, mental illness and mental health services and their connections to what’s going on in our social environment....
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Welcome and A Brief History of Madness

We begin with a quick orientation to the course and continue with our first lecture topic: A brief history of madness....
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11 vídeos (Total de 120 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video11 videos
1.0 Introduction 7min
1.1 Visiting the asylum 9min
1.2 Why the asylum? 20min
1.3 20th century mental health care 14min
1.4 Antipsychiatry 12min
1.5 Deinstitutionalization 15min
1.6 Community-based mental health care 15min
1.7 Recovery and mental health 11min
1.8 Conclusion 4min
Bonus material: An introduction to author Caroline Fei-Yeng Kwok 6min
Reading2 leituras
Course Information10min
Readings and Resources10min

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What is mental health and what causes mental illness?

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8 vídeos (Total de 77 min), 1 leitura
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2.1 defining mental health 7min
2.2 what is mental illness? 12min
2.3 social determinants of mental health 9min
2.4 SDoH in action 14min
2.5 the biopsychosocial perspective on mental health 13min
2.6 applying the biopsychosocial perspective 12min
2.7 Conclusion 4min
Reading1 leituras
Readings and Resources10min

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The social context of diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses

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9 vídeos (Total de 105 min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
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3.1 Demystifying the DSM 15min
3.2 Diagnosis as a series of social events 15min
3.3 Diagnosis: An example of the role of social context 17min
3.4a The social context of treatment options 12min
3.4b The social context of treatment options part 2 9min
3.5 The social context of treatment access 11min
3.6 Conclusion 3min
From summer 2014: what's with the DSM?12min
Reading1 leituras
Readings and Resources10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Extra-credit quiz20min

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Culture, mental health and mental illness

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8 vídeos (Total de 76 min), 1 leitura
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4.1 culture mental health mental illness 7min
4.2 culture & mental health in historical context 15min
4.3 culture and mental health 14min
4.4 culture and mental illness 11min
4.5 an example of intersections between culture and mental health 8min
4.6 cultural competence and multicultural mental health care 12min
4.7 Conclusions 2min
Reading1 leituras
Readings and Resources10min
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por TTOct 26th 2017

Facilitator is very engaging and brings the subject to life. Will definitely recommend to anyone with any remote interest in mental hea

por BKMay 30th 2017

I enjoyed taking this class. I learned some interesting facts about mental illness and genetic propensities.

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Charmaine Williams

Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work

Sobre University of Toronto

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. ...

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