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PSYC 3335 Psychology of Friendships and Romantic Relationships (Spring/Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course begins with a review of the concept of friendship as it has evolved in the writings of several disciplines, ranging from ancient Greek philosophy to contemporary behavioral science. Research pertaining to the stages of close relationships is critically reviewed, with emphasis on gender differences and age differences across the entire lifespan. Special attention is devoted to the close relationships of members of non-Western and minority cultures, individuals with mental disorders, and people of minority sexual orientation.


Instructor(s): Barry Schneider

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 01-Feb-16