This course presents an overview of the major domains of abnormal psychology. The course is made up of 5 modules, the first of which provides an introduction to the field through discussions of the concept of psychological abnormality, assessment and classification, and the major models in use for understanding psychological abnormality. The remaining four modules provide overviews of major domains of abnormal psychology, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, stress and trauma-related disorders, and schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Lectures within each of these modules address symptoms and behaviors, epidemiology, causal theories, treatment interventions and multicultural findings and considerations.
This course is part of the Abnormal Psychology Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
An intro level understanding of symptomatology, intervention strategies, and relevant contextual factors of broad experiences of psychopathology.
A fundamental understanding of the indications a family member, friend, or colleague may be experiencing distress
The comfort level required for initiating an empathic, compassionate conversation with a person of concern.
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
Mood Disorders: Depression and Mania
Stress and Trauma-Related Disorders
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The course was very interesting and taught me a lot of new skills!
Well structured to take you through abnormal psychology, it's treatment, and the broader context of mental illness.
I have always been fascinated with different psychological disorders and trying to better understand them. The material was easy to understand and kept my attention.
Very clearly set out and orgainsed course. Loved the supplementry reading. An excellent course thank you!
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