CSL489-301: Psychopathology (Spring 2011)
by Instructor: Fr. Pat McDevitt
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This course will focus on a continuum of mental health with an emphasis on neurotic and psychotic deviations. Specific models and methods for assessing mental status, identification of abnormal, deviant or psychopathological behavior will be presented. The use of DSMIV-R (2000) ad Zero to Three Diagnostic Classification with its diagnostic categories will be utilized for assessment methodology. Specific attention will be given to diverse cultural perspectives in diagnosis and assessment. (Prerequisite: CSL 510).