This course provides an overview of the various mental disturbances in childhood, including attention deficit disorder, conduct disorder, autism, anxiety, substance use disorders, and depression. The contributions of psychological, biological, family, and sociocultural factors to the development of childhood psychopathology will be discussed. Recent research in the areas of assessment and diagnosis, prevention, and treatment will be presented.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Journal articles of original research.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Mid-term, final exam, term paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR PSYC101 OR PSYC251
|Instructor(s): Dierker,Lisa C. Times: ....R.. 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: SCIE109; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 40
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