2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CPSYC 3405 Abnormal Psychology

Students are introduced to the dynamics of normal and abnormal behavior and adjustment. The course emphasizes the study of basic needs, anxiety, defense mechanisms, neurosis, psychosis, psychotherapy, and prevention of disorder. In-depth consideration of psychoanalytic theory is contrasted with existential and other theories. Case studies are used.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

One 1000-level CPSYC course AND one 2000-level CPSYC course

Offered

Fall and spring semesters