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Abnormal Psychology

SOCS 251- Abnormal Psychology This course examines psychological disorders from a variety of perspectives. In addition to the usual survey of psychological disorders across diagnostic categories, it also considers the possible causes of psychological problems and a wide variety of therapeutic techniques used to treat them. The history and scientific underpinning of psychological diagnosis and treatment is also covered. Prerequisite: SOCS 105 or equivalent or permission 3 credits