This course will provide a comprehensive examination of specific disorders and problematic psychological states during childhood and adolescence. An emphasis will be place on the description, theoretical conceptualization, and etiology of disorders. Prerequisite: PSY 1405
1. To increase understanding of theory, research, etiology, assessment and diagnosis in the area of child and adolescent psychopathology;
2. To be able to identify the signs and symptoms of a disorder, as well as to identify diagnostic classifications and to formulate differential diagnoses from clinical material;
3. To become aware of biological, environmental , and cultural factors related to childhood psychopathology, including risk and protective factors.
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