ERIC Number: EJ613777
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Using First-Person Accounts To Teach Students about Psychological Disorders.
Banyard, Victoria L.
Teaching of Psychology, v27 n1 p40-43 Win 2000
Describes instructional use of brief first-person accounts of mental disorders. Explores the benefits of using first-person, autobiographical accounts as required reading in a course on abnormal psychology. Finds that first-person accounts were more helpful in increasing student appreciation of the experience of having a disorder and empathy for someone with a disorder. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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