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PSYC 250 Abnormal Psychology at Lansing Community College: Home
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