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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
5715
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 13, 2020 to Apr 18, 2020
Delivery Options
Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $559.09 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1751
Type
LEC
Dates
May 04, 2020 to Jul 25, 2020
Delivery Options
Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $559.09 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1752
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
May 05, 2020 to Jun 16, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $559.09 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information