ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

PSY* 245

In-depth study of abnormal behavior. Topics include theoretical perspectives
of abnormality, classification systems (DSM-5), and the prevalent groups of
disorders: anxiety, personality, schizophrenic, mood, psychoactive substance, and
developmental. Stress and psychophysiological symptoms are discussed, as are
maladaptive behaviors of childhood and adolescence, and brain disorders and
aging. Formerly listed as PSY 260, not open to students who have successfully
completed PSY 260. Prerequisite: PSY* 111.