Not too easy. Not too difficult.
This class was one of my favorite classes at Ohio State. It stimulated critical thinking, helped to give us the appropriate tools to succeed in the class, and really applied the information to real life experiences. The lectures were always very interesting, and Michael Vilensky was especially eager to answer questions and asked us very thought-provoking questions. It made me have a better understanding about the different psychological illnesses that are so prevalent in the world, and it helped to address the stigmas that are present surrounding mental illness as well.
We not only learned about the different types of mental illnesses that are prevalent in the world, but we also learned the ways in which mental illness can be triggered and what causes some of us to suffer from mental illnesses. We also learned treatment strategies for each mental illness, and were forced to compare and contrast the efficacy of these treatments. We learned current pharmacological treatments as well as cognitive behavioral therapy treatments.
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I definitely recommend this course to anyone that is considering taking it. It was an awesome course, and it really helped me to understand mental illness a lot better. It transformed my perspective on mental illness, and it helped me to approach mental illness in a different way.