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Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 204 - Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

3 credits

This course focuses on the development, diagnosis, and treatment of pathological, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral symptoms/disorders during childhood and adolescence; these include Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delays, learning disabilities, ADHD, depression, conduct disorders, trauma & maltreatment, as well as eating disorders. These topics will be explored using prevailing theories of development and mental illness as a guiding framework.

Prerequisites: PSYCH 101 - Introduction to Psychology