Syllabus/achievement requirements

Curriculum PSY2207

All book chapters and articles of the curriculum are open access or accessible through the university library resources (ub.uio.no). We will also soon post the chapters and articles on CANVAS. 

Lewis, G. (2011) Introduction to epidemiologic research methods. In: Tsuang, T., Tohen, M., & Jones, P. B. (Eds.), pp. 1-8. Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology (3rd ed.). Chichester: Wiley.

Bonita, R., Beaglehole, R., & Kjellström, T. (2006). Chapter 3: Types of studies (pp. 39-62). In: Basic epidemiology (2nd ed.). Geneva: World Health Organization. Access: https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/43541.

Bridley, A., & Daffin, L. W. (2018). Essentials of Abnormal Psychology (1st ed.). Washington: Washington State University. Access: https://opentext.wsu.edu/abnormal-psych/open/download?type=mpdf

Chapter 1 What is abnormal psychology? (pp. 13-41)

Chapter 3 Clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment (pp. 77-88)

Chapter 4 Mood disorders (pp. 90-105)

Chapter 7 Anxiety disorders (pp. 128-142)

Chapter 11 Substance-related disorders (pp. 178-192)

Alcohol Public Policy Group. (2010). Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity. A summary of the second edition. Addiction, 105, 769-779. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.02945.x

Moffitt, T. E. (2018). Male antisocial behaviour in adolescence and beyond. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, 177-186. doi:10.1038/s41562-018-0309-4

Steinberg, L. (2007). Risk taking in adolescence. New perspectives from brain and behavioral science. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 16, 55-59. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8721.2007.00475.x

Caspi, A., & Moffitt, T. E. (2018). All for one and one for all: Mental disorders in one dimension. American Journal of Psychiatry, 175, 831-844. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.17121383.

Jablensky, A. (2016). Psychiatric classifications: validity and utility. World Psychiatry, 15, 26-31. doi:10.1002/wps.20284.

Vigo, D., Thornicroft, G., & Atun, R. (2016). Estimating the true global burden of mental illness. Lancet Psychiatry, 3, 171-178. doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00505-2

Carod-Artal, F. J. (2017). Social Determinants of Mental Health. In S. Bährer-Kohler & F. J. Carod-Artal (Eds.), Global Mental Health : Prevention and Promotion (pp. 33-46). Cham: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-59123-0_4

Conger, R. D., & Donnellan, M. B. (2007). An interactionist perspective on the socioeconomic context of human development. Annual Review of Psychology, 58, 175-199. doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.58.110405.085551

Costello, E., Compton, S. N., Keeler, G., & Angold, A. (2003). Relationships between poverty and psychopathology: A natural experiment. JAMA, 290, 2023-2029. doi:10.1001/jama.290.15.2023

Piccinelli, M., & Wilkinson, G. (2000). Gender differences in depression: Critical review. British Journal of Psychiatry, 177, 486-492. doi:10.1192/bjp.177.6.486

Huppert, F. A. (2014). The state of wellbeing science: Concepts, measures, interventions, and policies. Wellbeing: A complete reference guide, 1-49.

Diener, E., Lucas, R. E., & Oishi, S. (2018). Advances and open questions in the science of subjective well-being. Collabra. Psychology, 4, 1-49.

Helliwell, J. F., & Aknin, L. B. (2018). Expanding the social science of happiness. Nature human behaviour, 2(4), 248-252.

Jebb, A. T., Tay, L., Diener, E., & Oishi, S. (2018). Happiness, income satiation and turning points around the world. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, 33-38.

Dunn, E. W., Aknin, L. B., & Norton, M. I. (2014). Prosocial spending and happiness: Using money to benefit others pays off. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 41-47.

Lyubomirsky, S., & Layous, K. (2013). How do simple positive activities increase well-being?. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 22, 57-62.

Wood, A. M., Froh, J. J., & Geraghty, A. W. (2010). Gratitude and well-being: A review and theoretical integration. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 890-905.

Patel, V., Saxena, S., Lund, C., Thornicroft, G., Baingana, F., Bolton, P., ... & Herrman, H. (2018). The Lancet Commission on global mental health and sustainable development. Lancet, 392(10157), 1553-1598.

Delle Fave, A., Brdar, I., Wissing, M. P., Araujo, U., Castro Solano, A., Freire, T., ... & Nakamura, J. (2016). Lay definitions of happiness across nations: The primacy of inner harmony and relational connectedness. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 30.

Steptoe, A., Deaton, A., & Stone, A. A. (2015). Psychological wellbeing, health and ageing. Lancet, 385(9968), 640-648.

Rose, G. (1993). Mental disorder and the strategies of prevention. Psychological Medicine, 23, 553-555.

Heckman, J. J. (2006). Skill formation and the economics of investing in disadvantaged children. Science, 312(5782), 1900-1902.

McDaid, D., Park, A. L., & Wahlbeck, K. (2019). The economic case for the prevention of mental illness. Annual Review of Public Health, 40, 373-389.

Arango, C., Díaz-Caneja, C. M., McGorry, P. D., Rapoport, J., Sommer, I. E., Vorstman, J. A., ... & Carpenter, W. (2018). Preventive strategies for mental health. Lancet Psychiatry, 5, 591-604.

Stockings, E. A., Degenhardt, L., Dobbins, T., Lee, Y. Y., Erskine, H. E., Whiteford, H. A., & Patton, G. (2016). Preventing depression and anxiety in young people: a review of the joint efficacy of universal, selective and indicated prevention. Psychological medicine, 46, 11-26.

Mackenbach, J. P., Lingsma, H. F., van Ravesteyn, N. T., & Kamphuis, C. B. (2013). The population and high-risk approaches to prevention: quantitative estimates of their contribution to population health in the Netherlands, 1970–2010. European Journal of Public Health, 23(6), 909-915.

Oishi, S., Kushlev, K., & Schimmack, U. (2018). Progressive taxation, income inequality, and happiness. American Psychologist, 73, 157-168.

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