PSY 381 - Abnormal Psychology

Description
Abnormal psychology is a branch of psychology that empirically studies abnormalities in cognition, emotion, and behavior. This course is intended to provide a broad overview of mental illness, with a special emphasis on the classification of mental illness by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5). The course will also cover theoretical approaches to treating mental health problems and specific treatments that work and do not work for different diagnoses. In addition to learning about diagnosis and treatment, students will be introduced to the biopsychosocial model and the causal theories behind diagnoses. Class Notes: **Course Requisites: PSY 101 or PSY 150A1.
Credits
3
Attributes
Equivalency Mutually Exclusive Pass/Fail Option Available to Qualified Students
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018
Offered
MW, TuTh, MWF
Avg. Class Size
233
Avg. Sections
1