Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-228
Formerly listed as: PSYC-28
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Julia D. McQuade (Section 01)
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. Not open to first-year students. Spring semester. Professor McQuade.
If Overenrolled: By seniority and declared psychology majors.