PSY 260 0500 - Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology:

Course Description: This course focuses on historical perspectives, contemporary trends, theoretical models and scientific research in the assessment and classification of mental illness. The etiology and treatment of psychological disorders are discussed with emphasis on the role of biological, cognitive, psychodynamic and sociocultural factors.

 

Prerequisites: PSY100

Course Credit: 3


Professor: Janice Walters | Jwalters@bmcc.cuny.edu

Special Instructions and Information:

No face-to-face meetings.

The instructor will email students at their BMCC email address one week prior to the first day of classes.

Students must check their BMCC email regularly.


Textbook:

Required Text: Nevid, Jeffrey S., Rathus, Spencer A, and Greene, Beverly. (2014). Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World. Pearson Education.