Be familiar with the research methods used and research findings on various psychological disorders understand the causes and be able to identify the symptoms of various psychological disorders be familiar with effective treatment approaches to different psychological disorders. Specifically, a study of abnormal human behavior, its history, description, etiology (causes) and diagnosis emphasis will be placed on identification, treatment and major diagnostic categories such as schizophrenia, personality, mood, anxiety, and organic brain disorders. Psy 316: abnormal psychology syllabus: spring 2013 abnormal psychology, 12th edition, and research efforts we will also spend some time discussing the public. Journal of abnormal psychology, 87, 32-48 apa style tips and writing hints (october 6) this class session will focus on how to write a theoretical or review paper in apa style.
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. Students are expected to complete an in-depth research paper on a topic in the field of abnormal psychology students must check with the instructor to approve their. The paper should be 10 pages in length, double-spaced, not including the cover sheet, abstract, and reference section graded papers will be returned after you complete your final exam. Ib psychology syllabus 2013-2014 kim mcclung 253 373-4184 [email protected] ib psychology at kent-meridian high school is designed to support students working toward a full ib.
10/1 discuss the methodologies and issues involved in research in abnormal psychology examine threats to internal and external validity describe the methodologies used to determine the rate of mental disorder in a population and the results of recent major epidemiological studies. You may choose to write a review of a research article in abnormal the review is worth a maximum of five points and a handout detailing the format for the review is attached to this syllabus you may also choose to do 25 hours of volunteer work in an area related to abnormal and then write a paper detailing your experiences. For film suggestions, please refer to the psychology and films links section below in the syllabus for literary works, there are plenty of choices, both classical and modern, and you may want to do a web-search for specifics. Field of abnormal psychology and will write a scientific research paper on the topic examples will be given in class of potential topics, although students are encouraged to choose a topic that is of interest to them and/or that is currently the subject of scientific. Abnormal behavior (w2620) columbia university course syllabus, fall 2015 abnormal psychology edition, research papers and projects you must be scrupulously.
Course syllabus social & behavioral sciences 1652 psy f245 abnormal psychology, section 30 10 discussions worth 2% each, and one research paper worth 20% if. Abnormal psychology involves the study of mental disorders across the lifespan the exploration of etiology and the influence of nature/nurture interactions, the changing nomenclature of disorders and diagnostic methods, and the evolution of treatments contribute to a complex discipline in which emerging issues continually redefine the domain of maladjustment. Mental illness holistically, in which different research methods shed light on the different aspects of abnormal behavior ideally, the course and instruction encourages critical thinking about theories and research. Learning objectives: by the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of: the dynamics of psychological research, how the science of psychology has come to be a field of its own, the importance and contribution of the.
Abnormal psychology lab syllabus abnormal lab syllabus | page 3 course-specific accommodations the chair of undergraduate psychology and i will review your. Psyc 230 - abnormal psychology course syllabus you are to write an 8 page double spaced research paper on a topic related to abnormal psychology you are to. Handout at the end of the syllabus to write a research paper that combines critical analyzes an element of abnormal psychology-with purpose this paper is. Research paper: each student will write a 5 (five) page research paper (not including a cover page and reference page) about a disorder or topic in abnormal psychology of your choice the.
Course competencies may be measured in a variety of ways including: objective tests, essay questions, quizzes, writing assignments, research papers or projects there will be no comprehensive final exam for this course. Abnormal behavior the course will provide an initial overview of history, perspectives, assessment (dsm), diagnosis, and treatment, followed by an in-depth look at several disorders from a combined biological, developmental, and cultural. Slo#3 everyday application- on examination (eg, m/c, t/f, fill-in, matching, essay), written essay, research paper, and/or oral presentation, students will be able to apply fundamental principles of abnormal psychology in their efforts to understand. Students will write a 6-8 page research paper on a topic related to abnormal psychology students may choose a specific psychological disorder or abnormal behavior to be the focus of their paper.