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Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 422)

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Social Sciences Dept
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • This course has a lecture with 3 hours.

Study of abnormal behavior, a search for why people behave in unexpected and maladaptive ways. An examination of the DSM IV-R categories and descriptions, historical and theoretical perspectives, critiques of concepts, diagnostics and therapies, scientific inquiry into the causes of psychopathology, and the search for ways to prevent and alleviate mental disorders. This course meets General Education requirements: Social Awareness, Race/Ethnicity/Gender Issues. Prerequisites: PSYC 150 Typically Offered Spring Only


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