This course offers a broad description of psychological disorders, including philosophical and diagnostic approaches to psychological disorders. Course structure follows the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and covers the major diagnostic criteria for psychological disorders.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 101) or equivalent is strongly recommended. Students must also demonstrate proficiency with written English.
Module 1: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
Module 2: Classifications of Psychological Disorders
Module 3: Bipolar and Depressive Disorders
Module 4: Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, and Trauma- and
Module 5: Dissociate Disorders and Feeding/Eating Disorders
Module 6: Sleep-Wake Disorders and Substance-Related Disorders
Module 7: Neurocognitive Disorders and Personality Disorders
Module 8: Social and Leagal Issues
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