Courses: Abnormal Psychology (PSYCB209001)
Class Number: 1308
This course examines the experience, origins, and consequences of psychological problems. What do we mean by abnormal behavior or psychopathology? How is psychopathology assessed and classified? How do psychologists study and treat it? What causes psychological difficulties and what are their consequences? Are psychological states linked to physical health? Do psychological treatments (therapies) work? This course will consider major psychological, social, and biological explanatory models in addressing these questions. Readings, lecture, and discussion will introduce a broad range of psychological disturbances. Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (PSYC 101,102,or 105).
Course will meet in Carpenter 21 for the first half of the semester.
Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1308 Div: I
Bryn Mawr, CARP21,PK180
MW 2:30pm-4:00pm,MW 2:30pm-4:00pm