82361 Abnormal Personality [Edguer]

Prerequisite: 82:161 and 6 additional credit hours in Psychology above the 100 level.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the scientific study of mental disorders. Students will be exposed to assessment and diagnosis of various forms of mental disorders included in the current diagnostic system. Various theoretical explanations associated with these disorders and intervention strategies will be examined. Material will be presented in a variety of formats including lectures, large and small group discussions, videos and in-class activities.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Nukte Edguer