Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2013-2014
CHD 772 Advanced Abnormal Behavior 3 sem. hrs.
Survey of all forms of abnormal behavior within each group of psychiatric disorders, viewed from various etiological perspectives, including neurobiological, psychodynamic, humanistic/existential, family systems, and cognitive-behavioral. Review of current research regarding etiology and treatment across all forms of abnormal behavior. Delineation of symptoms, etiology, developmental course of the disorders, commonly accepted treatment modalities and prognosis across culturally diverse populations. Review of psychotropic medications, including their drug actions, common side effects and their use in the treatment of specific psychiatric disorders. Consideration of the 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)
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