PSYC 335 Adult Psychopathology (4)
This course provides an overview of psychological disorders of adults. Utilizing the current diagnostic framework, symptoms of major classes of mental illness such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, and schizophrenia will be reviewed. Issues regarding etiology, assessment, and diagnosis will be discussed. The primary focus will be on understanding the nature of disorders, including an in-depth review of empirically-supported scientific theories regarding the development and maintenance of mental health problems. Only minor emphasis will be given to the treatment of disorders.
- General Education Requirement: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
- Prerequisite: PSYC 210
- Offering: Annually
- Instructor: Staff