PYB 550: Psychopathology: Diagnosis & Assessment

2012-08-30 -

Increased Class Size.

Synonym:

86238 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

David Hamolsky

Credits:

3

Seats:

23

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/28 - 12/18 (9:00AM-11:29AM)

Description:

This course addresses individual psychopathology from a variety of perspectives: biological, developmental, cultural and interactional. It will provide students' with a broad theoretical base for understanding psychopathology from not only an individual descriptive, symptomologic perspective as presented in the DSM-IV (V), but also from a contextual, systemic perspective including developmental hallmarks, familial patterns and sociocultural contributors. students' will learn to perform individual, relational and larger systems assessments, including but not limited to a mental status exam, a medical genogram and diagnosis using the DSM-IV (V).