Abnormal Psychology

PSYCH XL 127A

This introductory course provides an overview of abnormal psychology, abnormal personality patterns, and psychological disorders.

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Fall
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Remote Instruction
Starting at $895.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore the role of biological, cognitive, and cultural factors in abnormal psychology
  • Critically evaluate theories, research, and treatment related to psychological disorders
  • Compare normality with abnormality to discuss validity and reliability of diagnosis

About this course:

This course presents the study of psychological disorders including depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, and schizophrenia across lifespan. The role of biological, behavioral, social, cognitive, and cultural factors; diagnosis; and treatment approaches are reviewed. Students critically evaluate theories, research, and treatment related to psychological disorders from a cultural and social perspective. Discussion focuses on how stigma affects access to care and what practices can be implemented to support inclusiveness. Transferable for UC credit.
Prerequisites
PSYCH XL 10 (Introductory Psychology)

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: John W. Carter
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Fee:
$895.00
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Notes

Midterm and final exams are proctored online; additional requirements include microphone, headphones/speakers, and webcam.

Lecture three hours. Weekly one-hour discussion online through the Canvas Learning Management System.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: June 30, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2021
Course Requirements
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Wed Jun 23, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Jun 30, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Jul 7, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Jul 14, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Jul 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Jul 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Aug 4, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Aug 11, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Aug 18, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Aug 25, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Sep 1, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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