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DIS Stockholm - Psychology

Critically examine psychological theory, research, and practice with an emphasis on Swedish and European perspectives.


IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Criminology/Criminal Justice
  • Human Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology

CORE COURSE OPTIONS 

Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
What makes people commit crime? Are there gender differences? What is the role of perception? How are assessments and interventions conducted with those convicted of a serious crime, or those who have been the victim of a crime? Forensic psychology is explored from individual to societal levels, with critical analysis of and examples from a European perspective. Selected topics: cognitive, emotional, social, and neuropsychological approaches to the nature and treatment of criminal behavior.
Week-Long Study Tour: Scotland 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: A psychology course at university level. 

Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course combines a study of theory, research, and application in the rapidly growing field of positive psychology. You critically examine the psychology of well-being with both its possibilities and limitations, focusing on topics such as positive emotions, character strengths, flow, flourishing, mindfulness, creativity, and post-traumatic growth within the context of culture and history. You investigate how positive psychology complements other areas of psychology, therapy, coaching, and communication, and how it can be applied in real-world, professional settings such as business development and the clinical context.
Week-Long Study Tour: Greece 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 
Prerequisites: A psychology course at university level. 
Recommendation: Positive Psychology Practicum: Methods and Practice 

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Subjects:

  • Psychology

Required Languages:

English

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