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PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology

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Course Description

This course provides an examination of the various psychological disorders, as well as theoretical, clinical, and experimental perspectives of the study of psychopathology. Emphasis is placed on terminology, classification, etiology, assessment, and treatment of the major disorders. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal behavioral patterns as well as demonstrate knowledge of etiology, symptoms, and therapeutic techniques.

Note:  In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the general education requirement for social/behavioral science in A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. degree programs.