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:
- Describe the concept of abnormality.
- Describe the major diagnostic categories of mental disorders.
- Understand and articulate the differences between the major theories currently used to explain causes and symptoms of mental disorders.
- Distinguish between the varieties of approaches used to treat mental disorders.
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