Community College of Rhode Island

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Psychology of Adult Development and Aging

PSYC - 2040

3 Credits

This course is an intensive study of human growth and development in the adult years. Topics include adult personality, as affected by both continuity and changes; mental and physical performance of adults; participation in social roles such as spouse, parent, worker and retiree; physiological aspects of aging and recent research in gerontology.    Note:    This course is of benefit to those who plan to work with adults in social service occupations, as well as those who are just going through the phases of adulthood themselves. (Prerequisite: PSYC 2010) Lecture: 3 hours

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Last Updated: 11/22/10