Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-364
Julia D. McQuade (Section 01)
This course examines the development, maintenance, and treatment of psychopathology in children and adolescents. Disorders discussed will include behavioral (e.g., Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder), anxiety (e.g., the phobias and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder), mood (e.g. Depression), and developmental (e.g. Autism). Using a developmental perspective, topics will focus on risk factors, theory and etiology, family and social influences, and evidence-based psycho-social treatments. Course readings will come predominantly from empirical research articles and will be discussed in-depth in class. Students will be expected to participate actively in class discussions, to provide written reaction papers, and to develop a final research proposal.
Requisite: PSYC 228. Open to juniors and seniors. Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Professor McQuade.
How to handle overenrollment: Juniors and seniors given first priority.
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Attention to writing.
W 02:00 PM - 04:45 PM SCCE D303
This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.
|The curious incident of the dog in the night-time||Doubelday||Mark Haddon||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Child and adolescent psychopathology: a casebook||Sage, 2014, 3rd ed.||Wilmshurst, L.||Amherst Books||TBD|
These books are available locally at Amherst Books.