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Spring 2012
Apr 24,2014
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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

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Psychology Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore
      Freshman

Prerequisites:
FOR 300 LEVEL PSYC COURSES

General Requirements:
Course or Test: PSYC 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.

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