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PSYC 250 Abnormal Psychology at Lansing Community College: Home

Welcome to PSYC 250

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the various facets of abnormal behavior, such as atypical behavior, personally and/or socially distressing thoughts/behavior, and culturally deviant thoughts/behavior
  • Discuss the causality and treatment proposed by each of the major models of psychopathology (psychodynamic, learning, and biological theories/treatment) for the major mental disorders, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, addictive disorders, dissociative disorders, somatoform disorders, eating and sleep disorders, paraphilias, and psychotic disorders
  • Identify the major mental disorders categorized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual – 5

Your Study Resources

Our course includes an in-depth study of 13 major topics. Resources for your study can be found on the tabs at the top of this page. Each topic is organized in the following way:

  • Focus: A MindMap graphically organizes information about the topic and Focus Questions to guide your study. 
  • Read: text resources
  • View: video resources
  • Listen: audio resources
  • Additional Resources: links to a variety of other resources

Library Resources

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