Issues in Psychological and Neurological Science: Gender, Marriage and Family

Issues in Psychological and Neurological Science: Gender, Marriage and Family

JPI 605/839
3 Credits

Pope John Paul II stated, “Only a Christian anthropology, enriched by the contribution of indisputable scientific data, including that of modern psychology and psychiatry, can offer a complete and thus realistic vision of humans.” This vision will guide the exploration of the neurological and psychological discoveries regarding male and female gender. Topics to be covered also include divorce, sexual and physical abuse, homosexuality, abortion, psychotherapy, marriage counseling, family therapy, and pastoral responses to these issues.

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Margaret Laracy

Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Dr. Margaret Laracy is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Maryland. Her clinical experience prior to starting Laracy Psychotherapy, LLC includes work in community-based, hospital, and group practice settings.

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