What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part I

Professor Susan Nolen-Hoeksema describes how modern clinical psychology both identifies and treats various mental disorders. Particular focus is placed upon mood disorders such as bipolar disorder and depression, including current diagnostic criteria and current practices for treatment.

00:00 – Chapter 1. Introduction to Dr Susan Nolen-Hoeksema
01:36 – Chapter 2. Behavioral Criteria for Accessing Mental Disorders
11:53 – Chapter 3. Unipolar Disorders
21:30 – Chapter 4. Bipolar Disorders
30:20 – Chapter 5. Statistics for Depression
34:04 – Chapter 6. Biological, Cognitive and Interpersonal Theories and Treatments

Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website:http://open.yale.edu/courses

This course was recorded in Spring 2007.