Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Clinical Psychology

This course acquaints students with the practice of clinical psychology through a survey of the principal approaches to assessing and treating mental disorders, including psycho pharmaceutical and other biological interventions and the diverse forms of psychotherapy. The history of psychotherapy will be traced, from classical Freudian psychoanalysis to contemporary schools, and the theoretical premises underlying different forms of therapy will be discussed. The use of structured diagnostic interviews, questionnaires, neuropsychological testing, and other techniques in the assessment and treatment of mental disorders will be examined, and evidence for the efficacy of different approaches will be discussed.
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