Week 1: Mood, Personality, & Sleep
The Suicide of Dorothy Hale
Frida Kahlo, 1939 (James C. Harris, 2003)
To learn the science of mind and behavior, we begin by reflecting upon the experience of persons with mental illness. Start the week by spending a couple minutes with a painting depicting an experience of mental illness. What is happening here? What comes to mind? Why? Want to learn more? Follow the white rabbit.
Let’s zoom out to the population level. Spend the next five minutes exploring population-health datasets to understand the experience of mental illness locally, nationally, and internationally.
what are you reading these days? here are some suggestions if you're feeling bookish
Pocket guide to psychiatric practice : a companion to the introductory textbook of psychiatry, sixth edition
(First edition. ed.).
(Seventh edition. ed.)
- Pocket guide to DSM-5-TR Diagnostic Exam
- Dan G. Blazer (2005)
- Kay Redfield Jamison (1993)
- Andrew Solomon (2002)