PSY%20350%20Syllabus_Glafke_Spring%202010 - Abnormal...

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Abnormal Psychology: (PSY 350) Spring 2010 Instructor: Mark Glafke, M.S. Math Science room: 175 Office: PSYC 1169 Phone: 494-6996 (Clinical Psychology Office) Email: [email protected] Office Hours: By appointment Recitations: * Recitations will begin the second week of the semester * Recitation Sections , Meeting Times, Locations, and TA assignments: Group Time Day Room TA TA email 1 (002) 4:30–5:20 pm Tuesday PSYC 3187 Vindyha Ekanayake [email protected] 2 (003) 11:30-12:20pm Wednesday PSYC 3187 Amber Landers [email protected] 3 (004) 7:30-8:20am 1
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Thursday PSYC 3187 Rita Samper [email protected] 4 (005) 10:30-11:20am Friday PSYC 3187 Vindyha Ekanayake [email protected] Course objectives: To understand the psychological disorders that are currently validated by clinicians and academics through the DSM-IV . We will cover a wide array of problems that appear to have their roots in socialization or in the brain and attempt to understand how clinicians detect, assess, and treat abnormal patterns of behavior and thought. This class covers basic symptoms and treatments and requires a good deal of memorization and integration. To provide an introduction to the major categories of psychological disorders and related research findings. To encourage thoughtful and critical evaluation of the DSM-IV and other systems of classification To explore theories on the etiology of mental disorders and how these views have changed throughout recent history To learn about contemporary approaches to treating various types of abnormal behavior The development of critical thinking skills through the study of several controversial issues in abnormal psychology To emphasize the human face of psychological distress and to foster an empathic appreciation for the particular adaptation of any patient/client to his or her life circumstances—and to diminish “we- them” thinking--through case studies,
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