Courses: Developmental Psychopathology (PSYCB551001)

Spring 2012

Class Number: 1343
An examination of research and theory addressing the origins, course, and consequences of maladaptive functioning in children, adolescents, and families. Major forms of childhood and adolescent psychopathology (e.g., antisocial behavior, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and depression) are examined and faimly-based risk factors for psychopathology, such as parenting quality and marital conflict, are explored. An important focus of the course is on the identification of risk and protective factors for psychopathology. Topics covered include contrasting models of psychopathology; assessment and classification of childhood disorders; models of individual and family risk; social and cultural factors influencing the development of psychopathology; and therapeutic efforts to prevent or ameliorate disorders.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1343


Psychology (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, BYC127

Meeting Times

W 1:00pm-4:00pm