psy163_syllabus - PSYCHOLOGY 163 Fall 2010 TuTh 3:30 4:50pm...

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PSYCHOLOGY 163 Fall 2010 TuTh 3:30 – 4:50pm, Room: Warren Lecture Hall 2001 INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Fred Rose E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 760-845-5382 Office Hours: Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm, Thursdays 2:30-3:30pm Office: Mandler Hall 2580 Teaching Assistants: Cara Buck [email protected] Office Hours: Tuesdays 5:00-7:00pm Office: Mandler Hall 2503 Shiloh Beckerley [email protected] Office Hours: Mondays 1:00 – 3:00pm Office: McGill Hall 3316 Required Text: Durand, V. M., & Barlow, D. H. (2010). Essentials of Abnormal Psychology , 5th Ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. Brown, T. A. & Barlow, D. H. (2011). Casebook in Abnormal Psychology , 4th Ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Web Resources: course website: The text publisher (Wadsworth) offers an online resource center with practice tests and links to relevant sites for each chapter. Go to: and follow the links to the Durand and Barlow Student Companion Book site. Course Objectives : 1. To provide an overview of clinical psychology and major psychological problems and disorders across biological, psychological, and sociocultural processes. 2. To familiarize students with the multiple causes of psychopathology as viewed from a number of different theoretical perspectives. 3. To ground knowledge of psychopathology in current research. 4. To discuss intervention and prevention strategies for psychological disorders. People’s experience with and conceptions of psychopathology and abnormal behavior are quite varied. They are often wrought with a mixture of confusion, mythology, and even fear. It is my hope that this course will help to correct any misconceptions, expand your understanding of
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normal and abnormal behavior, and increase your appreciation for the science of psychology in general. Assigned Readings : All students are expected to have read the assigned readings before the class in which they are to be discussed. GRADING
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