Disorders of Childhood
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Area of Study
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: Annually 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
Parritz, Robin, "PSY3740-01.Disorders of Childhood.Sp16.Parritz,Robin" (2016). Syllabi. 7097.