PSYC 270: Abnormal Psychology

Class Program
Credits 3
A survey of the classification, symptoms and etiology of psychology disorders. The student will examine the major psychopathologies such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance-use disorders, and the schizophrenic disorders with a focus on etiology, diagnostic criteria, classification nomenclature and treatment approaches. The student will also explore the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual DSM-5 and its classification scheme. Prerequisite: 3 credits in psychology. (F, S, O) ND:SS