2013-14 Catalog

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Offering Description

Abnormal Psychology

Spring 2014 quarter

Faculty
Susan Cummings
Fields of Study
psychology
Preparatory for studies or careers in
psychology, social work, counseling
Prerequisites
Introductory psychology
Description

This course is designed to help students examine abnormal and normal behavior and experience along several dimensions. These dimensions include the historical and cultural influences in Western psychology, current views on abnormality and psychological health, cultural differences in the approach and treatment of psychopathology, and the role of healthy habitat in healthy mind. Traditional classification of psychopathology will be studied, including theories around etiology and treatment strategies. Non-traditional approaches will be examined including the role of eco-psychology in abnormal psychology. This course is a core course, required for pursuit of graduate studies in psychology.

Advertised Schedule
6-10p Mon
Schedule and Location
Spring
Location
Olympia
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
Books
Greener Store
Offered During
Evening