EllmansyllabusREVISED - 1 Department of Psychology...

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1 Department of Psychology Psychopathology Course # 2201 Section 001 CRN # 008523 Spring 2011 Instructor: Lauren M. Ellman, Ph.D. Instructor’s office address: Weiss Hall, Room 477 Email: [email protected] Phone Number: 215-204-1571 Office Hours: Thursdays 10:30-11:30, Fridays 2:00-3:00. Teaching Assistant: Brian Shields Teach Assistant's office address: Weiss Hall, Room 563 Office Hours: Tuesday 11:30-12:30, Wednesday 1:30-2:30 Lectures: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:00 PM -3:50 PM Location: Weiss Hall, Room B032 Course Website (for materials – handouts, lectures, etc): https://blackboard.temple.edu/webapps/login/ NOTE: Use your TU username and password. If you have difficulty accessing the course webpage, contact the instructional support center at http://www.temple.edu/cs/isc/services/how-to/index.html or 215-204- 8529. Course description: This course involves the study of the nature, diagnosis, and the treatment of psychiatric disorders such as anxiety disorders, personality disorders, mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), and psychotic disorder (e.g. schizophrenia). Throughout the process of attending lectures, completing readings, and preparing for tests, you will be exposed to a wide variety of mental disorders, and also form an in-depth understanding of how we conceptualize and treat these conditions. By the end of the class you will have also developed requisite knowledge which will serve as a foundation for more advanced and specialized skills in careers such as clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, psychiatric nursing, medicine, and neuroscience. Prerequisites: Psychology 1061 (C060) Required texts: Durand V.M. & Barlow D.H. (2010). Essentials of abnormal psychology, 5th edition. Wadsworth, Belmont, CA. How do I pass this course? This course is designed for you to learn by 1) reading the required readings BEFORE lecture, 2) attending lecture regularly and taking good notes, and 3) seeking help from the Instructor through the online discussion board or during office hours when you have questions. The required readings provide the basic material for the course, while the lectures are designed to highlight certain topics and provide supplemental material. You
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