PSYC 40111 Abnormal Psychology

Course Name:  PSYC 40111 Abnormal Psychology 

Description: Abnormal Psychology is the study of psychological disorders. We will discuss historical trends and current methods of identifying and classifying the most common psychological disorders (mood disorders, anxiety disorders and substance abuse).  We will also explore disorders with more unusual presentations (schizophrenia, dissociative disorders, somatoform disorders, etc).  We will explore factors that contribute to the development of the disorders and we will review effective treatment strategies.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: PSYC 11762