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ADPS 1139 Abnormal Psychology (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

How do we decide when human behavior is “abnormal” rather than “normal.” To answer this and related questions course views a variety of emotional disturbances present in our culture. Includes definition of mental illness, disorders of mood, anxiety, personality and eating, major types of disturbances, theories of psychopathology and the more severe forms of mental illness. Clinical and research data examined with respect to theory and to the most prevalent forms of treatment both traditional and nontraditional.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14