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Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 6210 - Developmental Psychopathology

The purpose of this course is to provide students with exposure to theories and empirical findings in contemporary child psychopathology. The goals of the course are to help students (1) acquire a working knowledge of the disorders described in the current classification system (DSM-IV) as they pertain to children and adolescents; (2) gain a critical understanding of the conceptual issues surrounding classification and an appreciation for alternative perspectives; (3) understand prominent theories attempting to explain/describe the variables leading to and/or maintaining psychopathological behavior; and (4) evaluate the empirical data base that informs treatment for the various disorders.

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.

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