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PSYC 516 - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

Issues pertaining to the case conceptualization, diagnosis of psychological disorders, as well as the treatment and prevention of psychological disorders will be addressed in this course. Students will be taught to recognize and categorize psychological/behavioral patterns that are dysfunctional. Standards for identifying and categorizing behavior, and the use of ethics with regard to categorizing behaviors, will be discussed. The course will focus on utilizing the DSM Classification System for Mental Disorders as well as dimensional models of abnormal development and life challenges.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites listed for this course.

Course Notes:

Must have an undergraduate course in Abnormal Psyc &

Theories of Personality.


PSYC 516A - ADULT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY I

Issues and controversies related to the conceptualization and diagnosis of mental disorders. Epidemiology, etiology, onset, differential diagnosis, symptoms or clinical features, course, and prognosis of specific disorders.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites listed for this course.

Course Notes:

Must have an undergraduate course in Abnormal Psyc &

Theories of Personality.


PSYC 516B - ADULT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY II

Issues and controversies related to the conceptualization and diagnosis of mental disorders. Epidemiology, etiology, onset, differential diagnosis, symptoms or clinical features, course, and prognosis of specific disorders. Continuation from Psychopathology I.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites listed for this course.

Course Notes:

Must have an undergraduate course in Abnormal Psyc &

Theories of Personality.