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PSY-235 Abnormal Psychology

3 hours lecture, or distance (D), 3 credits


The course covers selected disorders listed in the current version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), focusing on the nature of each disorder, biopsychosocial explanations of each disorder, and relevant treatments. Legal and ethical issues are also addressed. Students are introduced to relevant psychological theories and research findings, and are encouraged to develop an appreciation of the value of psychological research.


Prerequisite(s):

  • PSY 130 & 131 Minimum Grade C

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