Aug 19, 2019  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYCH 235 - Abnormal Psychology


This course involves the study of maladaptive behavior. Such behaviors range from the simple habit disorders (thumb sucks, nail biting), to the addictions (alcohol, gambling and so on) to the most severe mental disturbances the psychoses. The course investigates the causes and dynamics of mental and behavioral disorders. Various theories have opinions on the etiology, development and treatment of maladaptive behavior. This course will explore psychoanalytic, Neo-Freudian, Gestalt, behavioral, cognitive behavioral, and humanistic approaches. Prerequisites: PSYCH 132  and PSYCH 206 . (3)



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