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Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 210: Abnormal Psychology

Credits: 3



Department: Psychology

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. 

Credits: 3

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 101) or equivalent is strongly recommended. Students must also demonstrate proficiency with written English.

Course Topics

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

Stressor-Related Disorders

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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