900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
This course will explore psychological disorders of childhood and adolescence. Utilizing the current diagnostic framework, symptoms of major mental illnesses such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, conduct and oppositional disorders, and developmental disorders will be reviewed. Additionally, issues regarding etiology, assessment, and diagnosis will be discussed. The primary focus will be on the understanding of the nature of the disorders; only minor emphasis will be given to the treatment of the disorders.
Prerequisite: PSYC 210 or consent of instructor