Adult Psychopathology (PSY2379.01)

Christine McAuliffe

Currently, 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience a mental health disorder. This course will explore the types and causes of adult psychopathology, as well as the assessment, treatment, developmental course, and related research in psychotherapy for adult disorders. The professional, ethical, and cultural issues related to psychopathology and its treatment will also be discussed.

Note: this course is entirely remote, and will be held synchronously.

Learning Outcomes:
-Students will develop an understanding of the nature of adult psychological problems as well as their causes and contributors.
-Students will learn to critically evaluate theories, research, and treatments of adult psychopathology.
-Students will develop the ability to place adult psychological disorders in a greater “real world” context that furthers our understanding of them.
-Students will continue developing organizational, writing, and independent critical thinking skills as they progress through the course.

Delivery Method: Remotely accessible
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 4
W 10:00AM - 11:50AM & W 2:10PM - 4:00PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency: One time only

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