PSYC-207

Introduction to Psychological Disorders

CREDITS: 3
LENGTH: 15 weeks
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REQUISITES: Required Prerequisite: PSYC-102 minimum C
 
DESCRIPTION:
This course is an introduction to the history, classification, research and theories of psychological disorders. It takes an integrative approach by emphasizing a variety of theoretical perspectives (i.e., biological, psychological, social). The causes, risk factors and treatments of several disorders (i.e., anxiety, somatic symptom and dissociative disorders, depression and bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders) will be examined from the various theoretical approaches. Additional topics may include other disorders (e.g., neurocognitive, substance use, eating, developmental) or mental health and the law.

Course Schedule

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