Abnormal Psychology Lectures
By Dana C. Leighton
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These lectures were given to support my Introduction to Abnormal Psychology course at Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon, USA. They are "enhanced" podcasts, which includes my lecture slides, so be sure to open the "artwork & video viewer" in iTunes!
||CleanEpisode 13 - Eating Disorders||Eating disorders - anorexia nervosa & bulimia nervosa||5/19/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - Childhood & Adolescent Disorders||Disorders of childhood & adolescence: Externalizing disorders (ADHD & ODD); Internalizing disorders (Tic disorder).||5/14/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - Schizophrenia, Part 2||Schizophrenia - diagnosis, etiology, treatment.||5/7/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Unquiet Mind Discussion||Discussion of Part 4 of An Unquiet Mind.||5/7/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - Schizophrenia Pt 1 & Unquiet Mind Pt 3||Covers Part 3 of An Unquiet Mind. Also schizophrenia - history, symptoms, & demographics.||5/5/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - PTSD, Dissociative & Somatoform Disorders||Covers PTSD, dissociative, and somatoform disorders.||4/30/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Anxiety Disorders||Covers anxiety disorders: generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder.||2/1/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Mood Disorders part 2||Covers treatment of mood disorders||2/1/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - Mood Disorders Part 1||Mood Disorders introduction; symptoms; etiology of depression and bipolar disorder.||1/25/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - Assessment and Diagnosis||Assessment: interviews, self-report, neurological. Diagnosis: DSM and the medical model for mental illness; ICD.||1/25/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - Historical & Contemporary Approaches||Covers historical understanding of abnormal behavior and mental illness, from 1100 to present. Also contemporary perspectives on understanding the causes of mental illness.||1/18/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Historical Approaches||Explanations for abnormal behavior: Supernatural, Somatogenic, Psychogenic. Historical conceptions for abnormality before the Renaissance period.||1/11/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Course Introduction||Course policies and procedures.||1/11/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
The Best Podcast of It's Kind!
Dana C. Leighton delivers the information on Abnormal Psychology in a way that is easy to understand. I wish that more people would listen to this and be more tolerant of those who suffer from mental illnesses. We certainly need people to be more tolerant and understanding of people who suffer from these disorders, and Dana Leighton's Lectures are very enlightening. I hope to have the opportunity to hear a lot more from Dana C. Leighton in the future. I watch for new episodes of this podcast religiously. Thank you so much, Dana!
Great lecture but so many coughing & throat related noise
I really enjoy listening to Prof. Leighton's lectures. He makes phsychology so easy to understand. Only rather huge problems I have are the noises he makes. He coughs and drinks a lot, and those noises are amplified 1000 times, like sound of thunder. In Episode 3 biochemical neurotransmitter, he made huge water-sucking noise, coughed and came back up with completely altered voice. It was comical. I really wish he would physically move away from microphone when makes these horrible sounds. I put up with all and still listen to his podcast. Prof. Leighton, please don't make horrible noises into the microphone. I beg you.
I found this podcast incredibly entertaining, interesting, and very easy to follow. He is a great speaker and knows how to keep the audience interested. I just wish there were more episodes! My favorite podcast out there. I strongly recommend! :)
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