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PSY404 : Abnormal Psychology

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Course Info

Course Category

Psychology

Course Level

Graduate

Credit Hours

3

Pre-requisites

PSY101

Instructor

Miss Talat Sohail
M.Phil, Psychology
Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Course Contents

Introduction to abnormal psyvhology, What is Abnormal Behavior, Psychopathology in Historical Context, Research Methods, Quantitative research designs and Data collection methods, Research Ethics, Causes of abnormal behavior, Causes of psychopathology, Etiological factors of abnormality, Classification and assessment, Diagnosing psychological disorders, Evaluating systems, Assessment of personality, Psychotherapy, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Suicide, Stress, Acute and Posttraumatic stress disorders, Dissociative and somatoform disorders, Personality disorders, Alcoholism and substance related disorders, Schizophrenia, Dementia, Delirium and Amnestic disorders, Mental retardation and developmental disorders, Psychological problems of childhood, Life cycle transitions and adult development.