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|PSYC 314 - ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY|
An examination of various forms of emotional disturbance. Students gain an appreciation of the value judgments involved in defining terms like "abnormal behavior" and "mental illness." We will review the definitions, history, and major models of psychopathology. This overview will be followed by an examination of the major disorders (e.g. schizophrenia, depression, phobias, and so on) with emphasis on symptoms, causes, and treatment. Theoretical perspectives and current research (including genetic and biochemical research) are considered for each of the disorders. Fulfills Category 2 requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture