Description: This course familiarizes students with theoretical and practical issues in adult psychopathology, including major diagnostic entities contained in the DSM-IV-TR. Each diagnostic entity will be reviewed with an emphasis on diagnostic criteria, etiology, assessment and treatment. Psychiatric co-morbidity and cultural influences on the expression of mental disorders will be discussed using case examples. Undergraduate abnormal psychology course recommended before taking PSY 683. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only.
No sections currently offered.
Prerequisite: Admission to Psychology (MA)