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Psychology (PSYC) Graduate Courses Listing - Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence

Psychology 6231 Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence
Students are provided with a clinical and scientific understanding of emotional and behavioural disorders in children and youths. From the perspective of a developmental psychopathology the sequential and emergent processes characterizing normal behavioural change are applied to abnormal phenomena presented by the young. The content to be covered is organized around both specific conditions or syndromes (e.g., infantile autism, conduct disorder) and the particular mechanisms that have been proposed to explain them. Assessment and treatment issues will be discussed for each condition as well.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: Restricted to the graduate students in Clinical Psychology.