610BSyllabus Spring 09 - DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY C.S.U....

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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY – C.S.U. NORTHRIDGE PSYCHOLOGY 610B (Spring, 2009) Professor: Dee L. Shepherd-Look, Ph.D. Office: Sierra Hall 409 (in the suite of offices – Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences) Telephone: (818) 677-3429 E-mail: dshepherd-look@csun.edu Office Hours: REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4 th Ed.). Washington DC: Author, 1994. The Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual – Alliance of Psychoanalytic Organizations, 2006. RESOURCE BOOKS Bernheim, Kayla. The Lanahan Cases and Readings in Abnormal Psychology . Baltimore: Lanahan Publishers, Inc., 1997. Comer, Ronald, J. Abnormal Psychology , (5 th Ed.) New York: Worth Publishers, 2004. Getzfeld, Andrew R. Abnormal Psychology Casebook . New Jersey: Pearson Education, 2004. Gorenstein, Ethan, E. Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology. New York: Longman Publishers USA, 1997. Jongsma, Jr., Arthur E., L. Mark Peterson and William P. McInnis. The Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2003. Julien, Robert, M. A Primer of Drug Action (7 th Ed.). New York: W. H. Freeman and Co., 1996. LeCroy, Craig, W., Handbook of Child and Adolescent Treatment Manuals. New York: Lexington Books, 1994. Maxmen, Jerrold S., Ward, Nicholas, G. Psychotropic Drugs Fast Facts (3 rd Ed). New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1995. Meyer, Robert, G. The Clinician’s Handbook (3 rd Ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1993. Oltmans, Thomas, F, John M. Neale and Gerald C. Davison. Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1999. Preston, John, O’Neal, John H., and Talaga, Mary C., Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists. California: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1994. Sperry, Len., Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy Strategies for Maximizing Treatment Outcomes. New York: Bruner/Mazel Publishers, 1995.
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Van Hasselt, Vincent, B., Hersen, Michel. (Eds.) Sourcebook of Psychological Treatment Manuals for Adult Disorders. New York: Plenum Press, 1996 COURSE OBJECTIVES This is a graduate level course in adult psychopathology. The course objectives are as follows: To assist you in learning the skills necessary to become an expert diagnostician using the DSM IV as the criterion. To understand the focus of current research for the major adult psychopathologies To create a conceptual understanding of the biological, developmental, psychological, and social factors that should be considered in a comprehensive account of a psychological disorder To enable the student to link diagnostic concepts and observations with specific assessment and test data and to integrate all of this information with recommended treatment strategies. CLASS SCHEDULE
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