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 "behavioural" 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 OLRN8400
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.