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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 252 - Distress, Dysfunction, and Disorder: Perspectives on the DSM

This course examines the experiences, causes, and treatments of the major forms of distress and disorder codified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), including schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, stress disorders, and personality disorders. We critically evaluate theories and research derived from biological, genetic, psychological, interpersonal, and social-cultural perspectives. Group B course. Prerequisite(s):  PSYC 100  or PSYC 180 Spring semester. (4 Credits)