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PSY5404 Diagnosis and Assessment of Psychopathology B

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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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