PSYC 3604 V - Clinical Psychology and Mental Illness

History of the concept of mental illness. Theory and selected research dealing with the nature and etiology of mental illness.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 2600 or PSYC 2500.

This course will introduce students to theory and research on mental health disorders. Accordingly, students will learn about different theoretical and research perspectives on the organization, diagnosis, and prevalence of mental health disorders. In addition, students will learn about transdiagnostic and disorder-specific etiological and maintenance factors of mental health disorders from a biopsychosocial perspective. Moreover, students will learn about different theoretical and research perspectives on the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders.

CRN for section V: 21359

CRN for section VOD (optional Video On Demand service): 21358

In-class lecture time & location:
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:05pm to 8:55pm, 404 SA

Instructor: Elaine Waddington Lamont

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