PSY-3065 Abnormal Behavior

3 credits

Prerequisite: PSY-1010, PSY-3010 or permission of instructor. Recommended: Sophomore standing.

This course introduces students to a variety of psychological disorders, such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, personality disorders, psychophysiological disorders, sexual disorders, and disorders of childhood and old age. An overview of methods of diagnosis is included. An important aspect of the course is building on the knowledge developed in PSY 3010; students will have numerous opportunities to practice applying personality theories to explain the cause and describe the treatment of different disorders.