PSYCH 103-5327 - Abnormal Psychology

Offered by: Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018

This course provides an introduction to psychopathology with an emphasis on the continuum that exists between normal and abnormal behavior. Clinical and experimental approaches to a wide range of behavior disorders are examined. Statistical, psychodynamic, cognitive/behavioral, sociocultural, humanistic/existential and biological models are discussed. Issues relevant to epidemiology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of maladaptive behavior are explored. Community attitudes and responses to various disorders, as well as ethical and legal issues, are considered.
Subject: Psychology
General Education Area(s): Social Sciences
Dates: May 21, 2018 — June 20, 2018
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