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PSYC230 Emotional & Social Disorders

PSYC 230: Emotional & Social Disorders is the study of Abnormal Behaviour. Initially we will study the key concepts of major personality theories as they apply to abnormal psychology. This is followed by an introduction to the DSMIV (or DSMV) Classification System and research strategies used in abnormal psychology. The course begins its examination of specific disorders by considering disorders related to anxiety, trauma and stress. The final unit looks at Depressive and Bipolar disorders and Suicide.




Two semesters of Introductory Psychology with a minimum "C" grade, or advance permission of the Department Head.