Course Details

Course Title: Abnormal Psychology

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Code: PSYC1310P

Admit Term: 2020 Winter 1201

Credits: 3


Abnormal psychology is the branch of psychology that addresses the description, causes, treatment, and prevention of psychological disorders. You will address the problem of defining abnormal behaviour; the range of perspectives (biological, psychological, and sociocultural) that psychologists take to understand abnormal behaviour; classification systems used in diagnosing abnormal behaviour; a variety of the most common psychological disorders; and a survey of methods and programs designed to treat and prevent psychological disorders. You will acquire the tools to understand the key issues and keep up-to-date with a field that is constantly changing.

Equivalencies for this course

  • PSYC1309 - Abnormal Psychology

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