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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement

Abnormal Psychology - (10809159)

Credits:   3.00
 

Description:

The course in Abnormal Psychology surveys the essential features, possible causes, and assessment and treatment of the various types of abnormal behavior from the viewpoint of the major theoretical perspectives in the field of abnormal psychology. Students will be introduced to the diagnosis system of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). In addition, the history of the psychology of abnormality will be traced. Cultural and social perspectives in understanding and responding to abnormal behavior will be explored as well as current topics and issues within abnormal psychology. PREREQUISITE: 10809198 Introduction to Psychology.

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Fall 2014   08/18/2014 TO 12/16/2014
Spring 2015   01/12/2015 TO 05/13/2015
Summer 2015   06/01/2015 TO 07/31/2015