Psychology of Emerging AdulthoodSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Human Development, Psychology, Sociology
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

What is an adult? This class addresses the transition from adolescence to adulthood. The psychological implications of the adolescent experience and further development into adulthood pertaining to identity, family, love and sex, cohabitation and marriage, career, and community (i.e. religion and politics) are considered and the Scandinavian perspective are explored. Sources of resilience and vulnerabilities are addressed as this pertains to diverse factors, including cultural variables and the role of social media.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Education / Educational Studies, Ethnic Studies

Faculty

Simone Eliane Schwank

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Doctoral fellow at Karolinska Institute Stockholm in Perinatal Mental Health and Fellow at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York. Visiting Researcher at Fudan University, Medical School, Shanghai, China. M.S. Psychotherapy (New York City University, 2015), M.A. Linguistics, M.S. in Psychology (University of Gothenburg, 2009), B.A. (University of Zurich, 2007). Worked as psychotherapist in Shanghai, New York, Zurich, and Stockholm. With DIS since 2016.