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PsychopathologyCourse ID: PSYC 331
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionNature and causes of maladjustment and mental disorders. History of mental illness, diagnosis, research, and treatment of mental disorders. Students will demonstrate understanding of current approaches to researching maladaptive behavior, current views of maladaptive behavior, major categories of "mental disorders", factors contributing to development of problems, different types of intervention strategies, and appreciation of social, ethical, and legal issues.