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PSY 2217 Abnormal Psychology

A study of the diagnostic criteria, symptoms, causes and treatments of disorders listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, with an emphasis on current clinical research.

Prerequisites: PSY 1100

Course Outcomes
  • Logical analysis of diagnostic problems using synthesis and evaluation of symptoms related to mental disorders.
  • Communicate effectively regarding diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders through writing, oral communication, listening, reading, and computer and information literacy.
  • Conduct clinical assessment of major psychological disorders using the DSM as a reference.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Psychology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes