PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology (Graduate)

This course focuses upon developing an understanding of individual, group, and cultural pathology including historical perspectives, diagnostic classification, etiology, symptom manifestation, treatment approaches, and prevention. 



 In this course, the student will:

  • Explore the historical background of abnormal psychology
  • Learn the primary models of abnormality
  • Understand the main methods for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Learn about and understand the complexity of all main disorders as identified in the DSM
  • Apply course content to real-life scenarios, experiences, and/or current events
  • Further develop APA research and writing skills
  • Be exposed to a scaffolded pedagogical approach

Prerequisite: None

Related Offerings:
PSY 506 Social Psychology (Summer II 2020)
PSY 512 Theories of Personality (Fall 2020)
PSY 518 Cognitive Neuroscience (Spring 2021)
PSY 515 Abnormal Psychology (Summer I 2021)

University of Saint Francis – Fort Wayne

Instructor: Mike Martynowicz, Ph.D

Credit Hours: 3

Date: 5/3/2021 – 6/25/2021

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grades 9-12