Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Human Development: Adults and Aging
CHFS 2107 Human Development: Adults and Aging
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:Students explore human development from early adulthood through the final stages of life. A bio-psycho-social approach to adult development is taken including lifespan developmental theories and research methods; theories of aging; age related changes in cognitive and intellectual functioning; personality, social, and inter-personal relationships; psychopathology and disease associated with aging; individual differences and cultural context of aging; wellness and quality of life in aging; stages of death and dying; the ethics of euthanasia; and implications and access to health and social services for older adults. This course may be credited towards Psychology.