Trip Details

  • Location:  Austria, England and Netherlands
  • Cost: $4,400
  • Term: May 13-23, 2019
  • Sponsor: Division of Behavioral Sciences

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Trip Description

This course is designed to provide students with a firsthand experience into the history of the field of Psychology’s philosophical and treatment roots. The course will specifically review Sigmund Freud’s contributions and foundational theories, the writings and works of Viktor Frankel, the contribution of logotherapy, and the psychology of suffering. Mental illness as displayed by Jack the Ripper and Van Gogh as well as the first psychiatric hospital in Europe will be explored. Students will consider how intellectual and cultural contexts have shaped their interpretation of this history. Stops include the Viktor Frankel Institute Museum and the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna, Austria and Down House and the Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum in England, just to name a few.

Also sponsored by: EF Educational Tours

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