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PSY 515: Psychopathology


To make an accurate assessment, provide meaningful treatment and/or to refer clients for appropriate services it is essential for the clinician to have the ability to recognize when a client is experiencing a psychotic episode. This course will provide for you a firmer background in the various psychopathologies in order to improve your practice. Additionally the course challenges the assumptions of psychopathology as the various points of view on the topic are examined.


Introduction to Psychopathology. Alessandra Lemma. Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications. 2000. ISBN # 080397471X.

Symptoms in the Mind: An Introduction to Descriptive Psychopathology. Andrew Sims. Elsevier Science. 2008. ISBN # 9780702028854.