First year course Personality, Clinical and Health Psychology or similar.
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 several abnormal conditions. As regards topics, this course is complementary to the Dutch-language course Psychopathologie, Diagnostiek en Behandeling.
Students acquire theoretical knowledge with respect to a broad variety of psychological/psychopathological conditions encountered in clinical and forensic practice
Students acquire insight in the impact of various psychosocial factors upon the development of psychological and medical conditions
Students acquire insight in the effectiveness of psychological treatment for a variety of psychological and medical conditions
Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour (2013-2014):
Mode of instruction and literature per lecture
- 7 Lectures
Literature: Barlow, D. H., andDurand, V. M. (2012). Abnormal Psychology, An Integrative approach. Wadsworth: Cengage learning. .
Exam with multiple choice-questions
Information available on blackboard.leidenuniv.nl
Registration for the (re)exam is not automatic. Students, who haven’t registered, cannot participate in the (re)exam
You have to enroll for each course separately.
Read more on the electives (in Dutch)
Or contact Dieuwerke de Groot, study counsellor for international students
Dr. V. De Gucht.
Email: V. De Gucht