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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 3210 - Abnormal Psychology

Hours: 3
Adult psychopathology, including a broad overview of various categories of mental disorders outlined in the most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), as well as other systems for mental disorder classification. Specific categories of disorders reviewed may include: adjustment, mood, anxiety, personality, dissociative, thought, and sexual disorders. Exploring perennial trends, controversies, and issues in the field. Various theoretical paradigms purported to explain psychopathology are reviewed. Introduction to a multicultural paradigm pertaining to issues in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of ethnic populations.
Prerequisites: PSYC 1000 or 1050, and Soph level or above.