Major - Human Development: Adults and Aging

CHFS 2107  Human Development: Adults and Aging


CHFS 2106


PSYC 2007


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




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.

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