PSM 6816 - Advanced Issues in Psychopathology and Diagnosis

Description
This course provides students an opportunity to explore issues of psychopathology and diagnosis beyond the categorical approach presented in the Diagnostic and Statitstical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association). Psychodynamic, cognitive and behaviroal theories of pathogenesis will be studies and applied to case material. Developmental levels of mental organization will be outlined and their relation to psychopathology discussed. Pathological character and personality will be studied and its realtionship to categorical diagnosis examined. Time will be taken for special topics such as neuropsychology, trauma and EMDR; sexual addiction; ADHS; borderline personality, etc.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
Th
Avg. Class Size
35
Avg. Sections
1