Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
PSYCH 401 Abnormal Psychology 3 sem. hrs.
DV: Explores the definition, assessment and diagnostic (DSM) categories of abnormal behavior and the characteristics, biopsychosocial explanations and treatments of major mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Includes discussion of case studies and of legal and ethical issues in community psychology and field observation at a mental health treatment center. Recommended for clinically oriented majors. Prerequisites: PSYCH 251 or Biology major or permission of instructor. Next offered F-12, F-13, FA-14.
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