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PSY 490. Psychological Disorders

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Classification, description, etiology and treatment of the disorders of personality organization and behavioral integration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) to classify mental illnesses based on behavioral and psychological characteristics.
2. Distinguish among treatment and prevention strategies for psychological disorders.
3. Explain the ethical and legal issues associated with the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders in a clinical setting.

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