Psychopathology - PSY 215 at Wytheville Community College

Effective: 2023-05-01

Course Description

Explores historical views and current perspectives of psychopathology. Emphasizes major diagnostic categories and criteria, individual and social factors of maladaptive behavior, and types of treatments. Includes methods of clinical assessment and research strategies.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

Students will acquire a broad understanding of the etiology, epidemiology, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of major psychological diagnostic categories.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: PSY 200 or departmental approval.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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