PSY 214 - Abnormal Psychology
Overview of the history of psychopathology, major psychological disorders, theoretical perspectives to understanding abnormality and approaches to treatment and therapy.
Prerequisite: PSY 110 General Psychology
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Describe the concept of abnormality.
2. Describe the major diagnostic categories of mental disorders.
3. Understand and articulate the differences between the major theories currently used to explain causes and symptoms of mental disorders.
4. Distinguish between the variety of approaches used to treat mental disorders.
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