Dec 10, 2023
PSY 212 - Abnormal Psychology
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3
Description: This course is a study of the nature and development of behavioral disorders, including the investigation of contemporary treatment procedures.
Prerequisite(s): Take PSY 201 with a minimum grade of C.
- Historical overview of abnormal psychology
- Research methods
- Psychological perspectives
- Classification and assessment of abnormal behavior
- Dissociative disorders
- Somatoform disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Mood disorders
- Psychotic disorders
- Sexual disorders including gender identity disorder
- Personality disorders
- Childhood disorders
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Apply the biological, psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, and sociocultural perspectives to explain maladaptive behavior.
- Differentiate between the clinical features of and treatment for disorders of adulthood.
- Differentiate between the clinical features of and treatment for disorders of childhood.
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Official Course Syllabus