PSY 635 - Psychopathology
This course is designed to deepen the students understanding of empirically grounded social, psychological, and biological factors that contribute to specific psychological disorders across the life-span. Students will examine supporting and scientific literature, consider salient theories, and incorporate the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in considering identification, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological disorders. The course design also invites students to engage in active exploration of practical applications for effective ethical treatment(s) of psychopathologies within clinical and non-clinical settings with an emphasis upon best-practices.
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