In this course, students will study a broad range of mental health disorders, examining each from multiple dimensions, including classification, diagnosis, therapeutic responses, and support opportunities. Students will study how human behavior varies from culture to culture and the way norms vary over time. Disorders that will be discussed include Personality Disorders, Anxiety, and Somatoform Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Mood and Psychotic Disorders, and Substance- Related Disorders. The course also explores various perspectives on mental health and how they influence treatment.
Credit Hours: Lecture-3, Lab-0, Credits-3
Prerequisite: PSY105 (Introduction to Psychology