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PSYC 221 Abnormal Psychology and Therapy I

This course is for students interested in learning more about psychological disorders and therapy. Recommended for students who plan to work or are working in a mental health related setting. We start with a thorough examination of the historical antecedents, current theoretical perspectives, and assessment as they relate to abnormal psychology and therapy. This is followed by a review of some of the psychiatric disorders including perspectives on causes and treatment. Specific topics this semester include: stress, health and adjustment disorders; personality disorders; anxiety disorders and; dissociative and somatoform disorders. (3,0,0)

Credits 
3.0
Transfer Credits 
Please refer to the BC Transfer Guide. www.bctransferguide.ca
Prerequisites 

PSYC 101 and 102.