SS3721 - Abnormal Psychology

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with an overview of (a) defining characteristics of major adult and childhood mental disorders, (b) current approach to classify mental disorders, and (c) major psychological theories for explaining mental disorders. Students will be able to evaluate the current issues in psychological diagnosis, and to analyse case history to understand the symptoms and courses of psychological disorders.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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