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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PY 205 Adult Psychopathology

Survey of data and theory concerning assessment, classification, and treatment of psychological disorders in adults. Students will develop basic knowledge of the categories, symptoms, and treatments of selected disorders found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. They will become familiar with various theoretical interpretations and scientific data regarding the causes of abnormal behavior. They also will become aware of some of the ethical issues involved in diagnosing and treating mental disorders.

Prerequisite: PY 111  or equivalent.