PSY341H5 • Abnormal Psychology: Disorders of Children and Adolescents

Description

Considers concepts of normal, abnormal and delayed development. Schemes of classification and diagnosis, approaches to identification of causes, antecedents, and consequences, as well as contemporary treatment methods are critically evaluated. In addition, resilience in the face of adversity will be addressed, since risk and traumatic events often do not lead to disorders. The emphasis is on rigorous research as a primary source of knowledge about psychological disorders and empirically supported treatment.

Prerequisites
PSY201H5 (or equivalent) or PSY210H5 and PSY240H5
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Science
Total Instructional Hours
36L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Psychology