An in-depth investigation into the philosophical and scientific nature of mental health and well-being, with a focus on the role of spirituality and emotion in recovery from cancer and addiction. Special attention will be paid to elucidating the neurophysiological and psychological basis of emotion. The course requires extensive reading and class participation and has an important 'teach-yourself' independent-study orientation.
Antirequisite(s): Health Sciences 4092G sec. 002 if taken in 2011.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies.