PSY 371: Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Class Program
Credits 4
This course focuses on disease etiology, epidemiology, phenomenology, nosology and diagnosis. Students will critically review common child and adolescent psychopathology and challenge social and cultural assumptions of what constitutes “normal” versus “pathological” behavior, cognition and emotion. Students will learn about the defining characteristics, associated features, possible causes, research evidence and current approaches to intervention and prevention for a wider range of child and adolescent mental health issues.
Semester Offered
Offered spring of even-numbered years