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    Sep 19, 2021  
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PSYC131 PO - Psychological Disorders

When Offered: Each fall.
Instructor(s): S. Masland
Credit: 1

The purpose of this course is to provide a general introduction to psychopathology in adults. This class focuses on central issues in the study of psychological disorders, including how psychologists decide what is “normal” versus “abnormal.” Psychological disorders are considered through the lenses of epidemiology (e.g., how common are psychological disorders?), phenomenology (i.e., what are the symptoms of disorder?), course (i.e., what is expected over time?), etiology and pathophysiology (i.e., causes and mechanisms), and treatment. Issues are examined across multiple levels (e.g., brain, behavior, subjective experience, impact on/of society). Prerequisites: PSYC 051 PO . Course is equivalent to PSYC 070 CM , PSYC 128 SC , and PSYC 181 PZ .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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