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Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents

This Research Guide was developed to support students enrolled in PSY 422, Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents.

Course Description

An introduction to the description, classification, and academic study of psychological disorders in children and adolescents. Each class of disorders is examined with respect to course of development, core and associated characteristics, prevalence data, explanatory theories, causes and current treatment options as well as prevention strategies.

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