PSY412 Abnormal Psychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY412 Abnormal Psychology 3 0 6 Tuesday 11:00-12-50 Thursday 10:00-10:50
Prerequisite PSY103 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Selvira Draganovic Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail sdraganovic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives The course is dedicated to the study of normal and abnormal behaviour. Beginning with short historical overview of mental disorders and abnormal behaviour, students will be thought current approaches and treatment methods of different psychological disorders. Understanding differential criteria helps students identify risk and protective factors in disease and health.
Textbook The course is dedicated to the study of normal and abnormal behaviour. Beginning with short historical overview of mental disorders and abnormal behaviour, students will be thought current approaches and treatment methods of different psychological disorders. Understanding differential criteria helps students identify risk and protective factors in disease and health.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. identify normal and abnormal behaviour
  2. identify diagnostic criteria for abnormality
  3. demonstrate skills for the scientific study of mental disorder
  4. identify the conceptual models in psychopathology and causes of mental disorders
  5. classify and analyze different types of mental disorders
  6. demonstrate general framework within which psychological diagnosis is done
Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions involving workshops on course related, in class covered topics for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Abnormal psychology: Abnormality Past - present -4 D's, 1. chapters 1.2.
Week 2 Theories/models of abnormality, clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment (ICD, DSM), Problems of anxiety, OC and related disorders 1. chapters 3, 4, 5
Week 3 Disorders of Stress and Trauma 1. chapter 6
Week 4 Quiz I Depressive and bipolar disorder 1. chapter 7
Week 5 Suicide 1. chapter 9
Week 6 Disorders featuring Somatic symptoms 1. chapter 10
Week 7 Eating disorders 1. chapter 11
Week 8 MIDTERM EXAM
Week 9 Substance use and addictive disorders 1. chaper 12
Week 10 Disorders of sex and gender 1. chaper 8
Week 11 Quiz II &Schizophrenia and Other Severe mental disorders
Week 12 Schizophrenia and Other Severe mental disorders cont. 1. chapter 13
Week 13 Personality disorders 1. chapter 14
Week 14 Revision
Week 15 Wrap up
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5,6
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quiz I 1 20 1,2
Midterm Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4
Quiz II 1 20 5,6
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 In-term Exam Study 9 1 9
Assignments 5 2 10 Final Exam Study 20 2 40
Tutorials 1 15 15 Term Project/Presentation 8 2 16
Home Study 1 15 15
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 21/02/2020
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