Abnormal Psychology

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
228
Institution: 
Amherst College

A review of various forms of psychopathology including addictive, adjustment, anxiety, childhood, dissociative, impulse control, mood, organic, personality, psychophysiological, schizophrenic, and sexual disorders. Based on a review of contemporary research findings, lectures and discussion will focus on the most relevant approaches for understanding, diagnosing, and treating psychological disorders. The biopsychosocial model will serve as a basis for explaining the etiology of psychological disorders, and discussion will focus on empirically supported interventions for treating these conditions.


Requisite: PSYC 100 or consent of the instructor. Not open to first-year students. Limited to 40 students. Fall semester. Professor McQuade.


PLEASE NOTE: This course is closed for Fall 2016.


 

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
PSYC-228-01-1617F

Course Sections

Abnormal Psychology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Julia McQuade jmcquade@amherst.edu TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM MERR 3