PSYC 582

Psychopathology: Adulthood

Units: 1.5

Formerly: half of 580

Draws on models for understanding psychopathology developed in PSYC 581. Discussion of conceptual models used to understand psychopathology; presentation of various mental disorders from multiple theoretical perspectives; discussion of diagnostic issues emphasizing the impact of gender and culture in the expression of "abnormal" behaviour. Emphasis is on disorders that emerge during adulthood. Topics are considered from a scientist-practitioner perspective. Includes discussion of relevant professional issues in clinical psychology.

Prerequisites:

  • PSYC 581; and
  • admission to a graduate program in Clinical Psychology.

Graduate course in the Psychology program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Schedules:
Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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