In this course, students will study a broad range of mental health disorders, examiing each from multiple dimensions, including classification, diagnosis, therapeutic responses, and support opportunities through institutional resources. Students will study the brain and its biological basis for human behavior, and its impact on a variety of disorders. Disorders that will be discussed include: Personality Disorders, Anxiety and Somatoform Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Mood and Psychotic Disorders, and Substance-Related Disorders. The course explores various perspectives on mental health and how they influence treatment.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 3, Lab – 0, Credits – 3