Abnormal Psychology

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
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 212, or consent of the instructor. Limited to 40 students. Fall and spring semesters. Professor McQuade.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
PSYC-228-01-1213S

Course Sections

Abnormal Psychology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Julia McQuade

jmcquade@amherst.edu

TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM

MERR 3