Course Description

Explore the concept of psychological abnormality, the assessment methods and the classification of psychological disorders according to the DSM-5. Examine the symptomatology of these mental health issues, relevant theories (i.e., biological, cognitive, behavioural, psychodynamic and interactionist) and treatment options.

General Education Elective: Prior to selecting this course as a General Education Elective, you must review the list of restricted courses by program to verify that the course can be applied to your program. Upon successful completion, you must apply for an exemption to have the credit recognized as a general education elective on your record. These are represented as an “E” on your transcript and are not calculated as part of your overall GPA. Visit the General Education Electives webpage for more information.




Abnormal Psychology (PSYCSS330) OR Psychology Of Adjustment 2 (PSYCSS233) OR World Of Abnormal Psychology (PSYCSS021)

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