Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

ANTH 444 001 (CRN: 25432)

CULTURE AND MENTAL ILLNESS

Long Title: CULTURE, PSYCHIATRY, AND MENTAL ILLNESS
Department: Anthropology
Instructor: Fietz, Helena
Meeting: 10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF ABL 130 (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 25
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 27
Enrollment data as of: 21-FEB-2024 4:38AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2022  
2:00PM - 5:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: This seminar takes psychiatric practice as an object of anthropological investigation. It explores the ways in which emotional suffering and therapeutic systems are constituted within various social, cultural, and historical contexts. Topics include affect, anxiety, psychosis, and somatization in cross-cultural perspective; diagnostic standardization; the cultural history of psychiatry; institutionalization and deinstitutionalization; psychiatric professionalization; the globalization of Western psychiatric practice; and critical anti-psychiatry movements. Cross-list: ANTH 644. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 444 if student has credit for ANTH 644.