Impulse Control Disorders and Behavioural Addiction

Code: OLRN8500

Course description

In this course students critically review disorders characterized by diminished control over behaviour such as gambling, internet use, and gaming. These disorders have historically been conceptualized as impulse control disorders and/or non-substance or "behavioral" addictions. An overview of disordered eating and sexual addition will also be covered. Students study the classification in the DSM.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN8400
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.