PSY 352 • Abnormal Psychology
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
This course covers: major theoretical perspectives on defining and managing mental health and abnormal behavior; biological, social, and broader systems considerations in the development and treatment of mental illness; preventive models of mental health and adaptive functioning; current and historical ethical standards and controversies in abnormal psychology.
Three in-class multiple-choice exams, all of which will be non-cumulative, contribute 75% of the course grade (25% per exam). There will not be a final exam in this class. Homework and in-class assignments/quizzes make up the remaining 25% of the course grade.
Sue, Sue, and Sue. Understanding Abnormal Behavior. Halgin. Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Abnormal Psychology.