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Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - University College, Utrecht - 'Univ. College Utrecht'
UC Course SubjectPsychology
Number & Suffix: 110
Transcript Title: PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of psychopathology in adult humans and the scientific study of mental disorders. The first part of the course focuses on contemporary issues defining psychopathology, the current system that is used to classify pathology, and the means by which assessments and diagnoses are made. In the second part of the course, students learn about specific mental disorders. Emphasis is placed upon the etiology or causes of disorders and current thinking in the field about most effective means of treatment. The course examines how efficacy of treatment is determined and how scientific research is conducted in clinical psychology. Emphasis is given to a multidimensional approach in understanding psychopathology: the biological, psychological, and social paradigms. Through consideration of contemporary issues in defining abnormality, classification and assessment, the etiology or causes of mental disorders, and treatment modalities currently employed, students gain a broad understanding of current issues in the field. The course emphasizes a review of scientific evidence with the overall goal of helping one learn to think critically about current theories, findings, and treatments of specific disorders. 
Language of Instruction: English
Partner University Department: Psychology 
Partner University Course Number: UCSSCPSY23