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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Psychology of Everyday

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam

Overview

This course picks-up threads from the basic observed behavior in everyday life and enters into a dialogue facilitating self-reflection and thus better self-understanding. The emphasis is on what a common man observes and how the knowledge of psychology and psychiatry can be applied to it for better clarity.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Anyone interested in mental health issues

PREREQUISITES: Pursuing UG/PG in Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychiatric Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, etc.

INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Institutions offering MA/MSc/MPhil in clinical/ guidance & counseling/mental health programmes

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1:
  • Introduction to clinical psychology
  • Introduction to psychiatry
  • Understanding behaviour- I
  • Understanding behaviour- II
  • Revisiting normal-abnormal dilemma- I
Week 2:
  • Revisiting normal-abnormal dilemma- II
  • Revisiting normal-abnormal dilemma- III
  • Revisiting normal-abnormal dilemma- IV
  • Issues confronting the young adults- I
  • Issues confronting the young adults- II
Week 3:
  • Issues confronting the young adults- III
  • Issues confronting the young adults- IV
  • Mental health issues of adults- I
  • Mental health issues of adults- II
  • Mental health issues of adults- III
Week 4:
  • Mental health issues of adults- IV
  • Mental health issues of child & adolescents- I
  • Mental health issues of child & adolescents - II
  • Mental health issues of child & adolescents - III
  • Mental health issues of child & adolescents - IV
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Taught by

Prof. Braj Bhushan & Dr. Alok Bajpai

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