PSY 290 Psychopathology, 3 credits

Study of both professional and popular theories regarding mental illness and abnormal behavior. Exploration of chronology of abnormal behavior theories and treatments from demonology and phrenology to psychophysiology and chemotherapy, from madness and demonic possession to modern day viewpoints. Comparative study of the medical, behavioral and social models of mental disorder.

Prerequisite: PSY 123. Fall and Spring