2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Dec 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PSY 3740 - Disorders of Childhood


Goals: To introduce students to current understandings of psychological disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence; key issues in child classification and diagnosis; contemporary issues in developmental psychopathology.

Content: Descriptions of psychological disorders from infancy through adolescence; genetic, physiological, psychological, family and sociocultural factors that influence the development, course and treatment of disorders, with an emphasis on understanding of child psychopathology in the context of typical development; contemporary issues in developmental psychopathology.

Taught: Periodically

Prerequisites: PSY 1330 (or equivalent) and one of the following: PSY 1440, PSY 1480 or PSY 3440 (grades of C- or better in all courses)

Credits: 4