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Abnormal Psychology - (10809159)

Course: Abnormal Psychology

Catalog Number: 10809159

Prerequisite: 10809198 Introduction to Psychology.

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.

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Fall 2015   08/17/2015 TO 12/16/2015
Spring 2016   01/11/2016 TO 05/11/2016
Summer 2016   06/01/2016 TO 07/31/2016

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