NPSY
2501

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Schools of Public Engagement: BPATS

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Intro to Abnormal Psychology
Fall 2024
Taught By: Faculty TBA
Section: A

CRN: 3865

Credits: 3

Using a multitheoretical model of psychopathology, students explore basic contemporary and historical conceptions of abnormal behavior. They are introduced to the current classification system of mental disorders, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR), and consider its strengths and weaknesses in an increasingly complex field. Psychodynamic, cognitive, humanistic, and sociocultural approaches to major Axis I and Axis II disorders are presented. The class employs critical thinking to examine current controversies over classification, assessment, and treatment of mental illness. This course was formerly listed as NPSY3501. Do not take this course if you have previously taken NPSY3501; it is the same course and cannot be taken twice for credit.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: BPATS (BPAT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:24pm EDT 6/20/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/9/2024