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PSYD 711 - Advanced Psychopathology II: Adults (3)

Second course in a two-semester sequence focusing on psychopathology across the lifespan. Survey of the epidemiology, etiology, cultural factors, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders that typically manifest themselves during adulthood. Students will examine biological, developmental, familial, and sociocultural factors involved in adult psychopathology. Students will critically examine the DSM-IV system of diagnosis and learn to apply it thoughtfully into clinical and empirical work.