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Northern Kentucky University
Course:
Psy 333 - Abnormal Psychology

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ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY PSY 333 001 Dr Paul Bishop Spring Semester 2006 9 a m MWF OFFICE 369 BEP PHONE NUMBER 859 572 5312 EMAIL ADDRESS pbishop nku edu WEB PAGE http www nku edu pbishop TEXTBOOK Oltmanns T F Emery R E Abnormal Psychology 4th Edition Prentice Hall 2004 Overheads Chapter Summaries sold in bookstore optional Study Guide sold in bookstore optional but recommended LECTURE NOTES sold in bookstore required OVERVIEW This is an introductory course in psychopathology or the specific study of mental disorders It will focus on the description of specific forms of abnormal behavior and the ways in which they are studied These problems include depression schizophrenia anxiety disorders somatoform disorders substance use disorders sexual disorders and personality disorders The causes of these problems are largely unknown Our knowledge of factors affecting their development and treatment is expanding continuously Class will be a mixture of lecture films and in class activities e g class discussions to determine how well students understand the material and can apply it Periodic quizzes will also be given to insure students are keeping up with assigned reading PRE REQUISITES At least introductory psychology Psy 100 Additional psychology courses or background will be extremely useful as a familiarity with basic psychological terms and concepts is assumed by the authors of your textbook and tends to correlate with grades obtained Those without this background will be at a disadvantage Even with this background there will be a considerable amount of new technical vocabulary and concepts to be learned The more prior exposure to psychology and psychological terms and concepts the better SPECIFIC GOALS By the end of the course you will develop an understanding of or appreciation for the following 2 1 Descriptions of various symptoms e g hallucinations delusions panic attacks associated with psychological disorders Our ideas about their nature and origins change over the



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