This course will provide an introduction to and overview of the field of clinical psychology, with particular emphasis on (1) scientific methods used to study clinical phenomena; (2) the etiology of different disorders; (3) assessment of dysfunction; and (4) psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic intervention. Throughout the course, you will be exposed to various theories underlying abnormal behavior and how to treat it. This course also aims to enhance your compassion for those diagnosed with mental illness and sharpen your curiosity about the study of abnormal mental phenomena.
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