PSY 280 Syllabus - Abnormal (Psy 280) p. 1 Spring...

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Abnormal (Psy 280) p. 1 Spring 2008--Buchanan Abnormal Psychology Psy 280: Spring 2008 146 Giltner Hall Mon/Wed 8:30-9:50am (Section 001) Mon/Wed 10:20-11:40am (Section 002) Instructor: Prof. Buchanan nbuchana@msu.edu Office hours: Thursday 8:30-9:30am (105C Psychology Building) Graduate TAs: Sarah Racine racinesa@msu.edu Office hours: Tuesday 10-11am (37A Psychology Building) Mikhila Humbad humbadmi@msu.edu Office hours: Monday 2-3pm (37B Psychology Building) Undergraduate Ashlee Barnes barnes75@msu.edu Assistants: Office hours: Monday 9-10am (225 Psychology Building) Brian Reinerth reinert5@msu.edu Office hours: Tuesday 3-4pm (225 Psychology Building) Julia DeGreg degregju@msu.edu Office hours: Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm (food court in the student union) Jennifer Krohn krohnjen@msu.edu Office hours: Thursday 3-4pm (225 Psychology Building) : This course will provide a broad overview of various forms of abnormal behavior. The primary emphasis will be on adult psychopathology and the social, cultural, and biological influences on mental health. This course is intended to be an introduction to psychopathology. I encourage you to take advanced courses on related topics for an in-depth examination of particular disorders, populations, or treatment methods (e.g., Psy 304, 330, 480, 488, 489). Required materials (2) : 1) Nevid, J.S., Rathus, S.A., & Greene, B. (2008). Abnormal psychology in a changing world (7 th Edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0536076065 *The text includes the required coursepack for the class (listed below). *The text was bundled with a study guide. This is FREE with the purchase of the text and may be helpful resources for increasing your understanding of the course material and other psychology coursework. **I suggest using the study guide. 2) Buchanan, N. T. (2007). Abnormal Psychology (Lecture Notes). Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publishing. ISBN 0536301417 (if bought separately from the textbook). *The text and study guide are available on reserve in the main library. Course Requirements: Readings: Be sure to read the required material before class. You will get more out of the lecture if you have already read the material. Attendance: We will not take attendance in this class. Please note that there will be material in lectures that may not be covered in the text (and vice versa). Exams will cover material from both. In order to be successful in this course, you are strongly encouraged to attend all lectures and
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