Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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PY 308 - Psychopathology

Credits: (4 credits)

This course covers the study of abnormal behavior and mental illness. The focus will be on symptoms, etiology, diagnoses, and treatment issues. Students will be encouraged to develop an understanding of psychopathology which includes an integration of biological factors, psychological issues, and social context.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to do the following:       

  1.   Describe the current taxonomy of psychological disorders;
  2.   Explain how our views of psychopathology continually evolve based on progress in various domains of psychological research;
  3.   Discuss key considerations in clinical assessment and diagnosis;
  4.   Describe the integrative approach to psychopathology and explain its merits;
  5.   Practice utilizing the DSM-5 criteria to arrive at accurate diagnoses.le to do the following; 

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