PSY346H5 • Abnormal Psychology: Neuroscience Perspectives

Description

An examination of contemporary theory and research related to the origin, prevention, and treatment of psychological disorders from a biological perspective. The course will focus on the role of behaviour genetics, structures in the brain, and biochemistry in the nervous system in specific disorders (e.g., schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders, aggression, premenstrual syndrome, sleep disorders) and will discuss alternative approaches to their treatment (e.g., psychopharmacologic versus behaviourally-oriented therapies).

Prerequisites
PSY201H5 (or equivalent) and PSY240H5 and PSY290H5
Distribution Requirement
Science
Total Instructional Hours
36L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Psychology