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Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (Spring 2024)

Course ID
PSY219-R1
CRN
1342006
DaysTimesLocationInstructor
M W11:00AM-12:50PMHEC-227C. Erikson
Campus
RVC, Riverside Campus, Medford
Dates
Spring 2024 lasts from Monday, April 1, 2024 to Friday, June 14, 2024
Description
Introduces the psychology of abnormal behavior and its possible causes, along with an examination of the history and modern practice of mental health treatment, including legal issues such as insanity and civil commitment. Students will explore the nature of abnormality and examine social and cultural factors as well as specific disturbances in behavior, mood, thinking, and perception which have defined abnormality, past and present. Special problems of research with the clinical population and major theoretical models for assessment, diagnosis and treatment will also be studied. Specific topic areas include disorders of childhood and adolescence, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, disorders of trauma and stress, disorders featuring somatic symptoms, eating disorders, schizophrenia, and personality disorders.
Notes
    Prerequisites
    Book Cost Notes
      Credit/Hours
      4/44T
      Estimated Tuition
      $480
      Estimated Fees
      $96
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