Mar 01, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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PSY 2710 - Psychopathology


Development, presentation, and assessment of psychological disorders, with evaluation of major etiological theories and research findings.

Requisites: PSY 1010
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Connected World
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences, TAG course: OSS017 Abnormal Psych
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:  

  • Students will be able to explain and describe issues using the primary concepts and findings in clinical psychopathology.
  • Students will be able to apply the logic, assumptions and methods of scientific inquiry in the study of psychological disorders.
  • Students will be able to explain how knowledge of the historical and cultural viewpoints of psychopathology contributes to becoming an informed citizen.
  • Students will be able to evaluate ways the research findings of psychological disorders are influenced by the social identities of the investigators.
  • Students will be able to critically describe and explain the etiological theories and research findings of psychological disorders.
  • Students will be able to use information from sources and interpretation to develop a comprehensive analysis of the clinical picture and clinical assessment of psychological disorders.
  • Students will be able to systematically and methodically analyze myths and misconceptions of psychological disorders and carefully evaluate the relevance of contexts when presenting a position regarding psychological disorders.
  • Students will be able to state a specific position and/or perspective regarding the ethical issues in the historical and current treatments of psychological disorders that is thoughtful and recognizes the limitations of empirical findings.
  • Students will be able to state conclusions about the psychological disorders logically and in a priority order.



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