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Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour

Vak 2012-2013

Admission requirements

First year course Personality, Clinical and Health Psychology or similar.

Description

This course addresses the psychological aspects of a variety of abnormal conditions, encountered in clinical or forensic practice, with important consequences for both the individual as well as for society. The course aims at increasing theoretical knowledge of these specific abnormal conditions. Attention will be paid to aetiological models, psychosocial aspects, assessment, and treatment/management of the several abnormal conditions. As regards topics, this course is complementary to the Dutch-language course Psychopathologie, Diagnostiek en Behandeling.

Course objectives

Aim of the course: to increase theoretical knowledge of a variety of abnormal conditions, including aetiology, and diagnostic and therapeutic issues relating to these disorders.

Timetable

Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour (2012-2013):

Mode of instruction and literature per lecture

  • 7 Lectures

Literature: To be determined.

Assessment method

Exam with multiple choice-questions

Blackboard

Information available on blackboard.leidenuniv.nl

Registration

Exam registration

Registration for the (re)exam is not automatic. Students, who haven’t registered, cannot participate in the (re)exam

Electives students

You have to enroll for each course separately.

Contact information

Coordinator:
Dr. V. de Gucht.
Email: V. De Gucht