Spring 2019

Abnormal Psychology

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-228

Formerly listed as: PSYC-28

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Julia D. McQuade (Section 01)

Description

A review of various forms of psychopathology including addictive, adjustment, anxiety, childhood, dissociative, impulse control, mood, organic, personality, psychophysiological, schizophrenic, and sexual disorders. Based on a review of contemporary research findings, lectures and discussion will focus on the most relevant approaches for understanding, diagnosing, and treating psychological disorders. The biopsychosocial model will serve as a basis for explaining the etiology of psychological disorders, and discussion will focus on empirically supported interventions for treating these conditions.

Requisite: PSYC 100 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 40 Amherst college students. Spring semester. Professor McQuade.

If Overenrolled: By seniority and declared psychology majors.

Offerings

2020-21: Offered in Fall 2020, Spring 2021
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020