PSYC 5043 Psychopathology: Diagnosis & Treatment of Mental Disorders
Class hours: 3 Lab hours:
Semesters Available: Fall and Spring Years Available: All
A study of psychopathology to aid the student in understanding problems of definition and classification of abnormal human behavior; development of skill in making diagnoses; a working knowledge of the diagnostic categories in the DSM-IV-TR; and an understanding of the varying philosophies relative to diagnosis and treatment of abnormal behavior. The student will gain an appreciation of the interaction of Christian belief systems with a view of normal and abnormal behavior.
Prerequisite: PSYC 5013 or previous undergraduate or graduate coursework in abnormal psychology..