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Course Overview

This required course examines dysfunctional behavior in the context of
developmental and environmental stresses. Ego psychology as a personality theory is considered as a means to understanding the development of adaptive and maladaptive ego functioning. This course surveys the varied manifestations of adult psychopathology including psychotic disorders, personality disorders, adjustment disorders, affective disorders, eating disorders and addiction.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters
Prerequisites: SWK 705, 706, 741, and 742

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate