Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
CHD 772 Advanced Abnormal Behavior 3 sem. hrs.
Survey of all forms of abnormal behavior within each group of psychiatric disorders, viewed from various theoretical perspectives, including psychodynamic, humanistic/existential, and cognitive-behavioral. Delineation of symptoms, etiology, develop-mental course of the disorders, treatment modalities, and prognosis. Introduction to the basic principles and tools of psychiatric diagnosis. Application of counseling strategies for effectively initiating, maintaining, and terminating the counseling relationship. Orientation to the use of psychotropic medications in the treatment of abnormal behavior. Prevention of abnormal behavior and issues related specifically to abnormal behavior among racial, ethnic, and socially diverse groups. Prerequisites: BSC 560; CHD 602, 603, 610, 612, 635 (CHD 635 may be taken concurrently); 665.
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