PSYC 329: Abnormal Psychology

A study of the etiology and treatment of the major psychological disorders of childhood and adulthood. The course will review theories of the development of psychopathology and research utilized for the study of mental illness. Classification of disorders according to the current edition of the DSM will be reviewed, including assessment and diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. The course will also address ethical concerns related to the assessment and treatment of mental illness and the effect of culture and diversity on mental health.

Prerequisite: PSYC 101 General Psychology

  • 3 credits