Catalog Number: 10809159
Prerequisite: 10809198 Introduction to Psychology.
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.
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|Fall 2015||08/17/2015 TO 12/16/2015|
|Spring 2016||01/11/2016 TO 05/11/2016|
|Summer 2016||06/13/2016 TO 08/05/2016|