Syllabus Overview for HPSYCH-452-DL Abnormal Psychology

3 Credits

Course Materials

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  • Overview of Abnormal Psychology
  • Models of Abnormality
  • Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
  • Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
  • Disorders of Trauma and Stress
  • Disorders of Mood
  • Suicide
  • Disorders Featuring Somatic Symptoms
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
  • Disorders of Sex and Gender
  • Schizophrenia
  • Personality Disorders
  • Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Disorders of Aging and Cognition
  • Mental Health Promotion, Screening, and Treatment in Health Care Settings

General Course Activities

Class Discussions
Weekly Quizzes
Book or Movie Review
Case Study

Course Expectations

This intensive summer course will likely require of you about 12-15 hours per week including reading and viewing online resources, working in teams, and participation in discussions.

Technology Requirements

This course uses the learning platform software called Desire2Learn (D2L). D2L integrates text, video, and audio. Before enrolling in the course, please review the D2L system recommendations.

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