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Course Description

This course examines conceptions of abnormality, how psychological disorders are classified, and how they are treated. The DSM classification system and alternative systems will be critically considered, and the causes of psychological disorders will be discussed from a variety of perspectives (e.g., biological, behaviourist, sociocultural). Disorders to be discussed include (but are not limited to) depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and eating disorders. In addition, the course includes consideration of cross-cultural factors, and ethical issues.

Requisites

Prerequisite: CPSY 105 or CPSY 102
Antirequisite: CPSY 606

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Course Sections

Class Number
5612
Type
LEC
Dates
Sep 14, 2020 to Dec 18, 2020
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.87 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5777
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 18, 2021 to Apr 23, 2021
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.87 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1247
Type
LEC
Dates
May 03, 2021 to Jul 30, 2021
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.87 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information