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PSY5403 Diagnosis and Assessment of Psychopathology A

Course Description

A two-quarter sequence that examines notions of health and psychopathology from individual, familial, and systemic perspectives.  These courses explain the history, development, use, and critique of the DSM-IV-TR.  Diagnoses will be viewed from various viewpoints, including assessment, neuro-psychology, psychopharmacology, and a bio-psycho-social approach.  Culturally sensitive diagnosis is included as well as scope of MFT practice, use of referrals, and wellness/recovery principles.

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