SS-570 The Psychology of Aging

SS-570 The Psychology of Aging

3 class hours 3 credits
Prerequisite: SS-510

A multifaceted approach to the study of the aging process, including the effects of aging on learning, intelligence, personality, and emotional development. The role and status of the elderly person with respect to the family and society.  A cross-cultural examination of the situation of the aged person and an evaluation of the utility and limitations of institutional care.