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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Fall 2009

PSY 352 • Abnormal Psychology - Bradbury

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44165 MWF
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NOA 1.126
BRADBURY

Course Description

This course covers: perspectives on defining and managing mental health and abnormal behavior; biopsychosocial considerations in the development and treatment of mental illness; etiological theories and models of mental health and adaptive functioning; current and historical ethical standards and controversies in abnormal psychology.

Grading Policy

Three in-class exams and a cumulative final exam. All exams are comprised of multiple-choice and short-essay questions. Some extra-credit opportunities will be given in class, mostly based on attendance.

Texts

Sue, Sue, and Sue. Understanding Abnormal Behavior.* *Textbook may be changing for Fall 2009; updated textbook information will be available in June 2009.

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