BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Abnormal Psychology



$ 579.00

Instructor: Timothy B Smith
Credits: 3.00

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Dynamics of maladjustment; major psychological disorders and therapeutic procedures. Fieldwork required.

Course Content:

Lesson 1. Abnormal Behavior in History and the World around Us
Lesson 2. Causes of Abnormality: Psychological Facets
Lesson 3. Causes of Abnormality: Biological Facets
Lesson 4. Understanding Abnormality and Organizing Our Knowledge
Lesson 5. Research Methods for Understanding Psychopathology
Lesson 6. Stress and Adjustment to It
Lesson 7. Anxiety Disorders
Lesson 8. Mood Disorders and Suicide
Lesson 9. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
Lesson 10. Eating and Sleep Disorders
Lesson 11. Physical Disorders and Health Psychology
Lesson 12. Cognitive Disorders
Lesson 13. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Lesson 14. Substance Abuse and Addiction
Lesson 15. Personality Disorders
Lesson 16. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Lesson 17. Disorders of Childhood
Lesson 18. Legal, Ethical, and Societal Issues

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


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