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Diag/Trmnt Disordr


3.0 Credit, 3 Lecture, 0 Lab
Diagnosis, classification, and treatment of emotional problems and mental disorders.

Scientific rationale

Understanding the Scientific rationale for diagnosis and diagnostic categories

Diagnostic criteria

Learning diagnostic criteria for major diagnostic categories and specific disorders. Theories of etiology for specific disorders are introduced.

Treatment strategies

Reading and discussion of treatment strategies as presented in current professional literature.

Diversity and culture

Understanding how diversity and culture influence prevalence, symptoms, and outcome in diagnostic categories.