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PSYC-597 Topics in Psychology Course Level: 500-LEVEL Course

Topics in Psychology (3) Topics vary by section. Each section is an intensive course in a specialized area of psychology. Repeatable for credit with different topic. Permission: instructor.

Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: 500-LEVEL Course
Section Title: Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders (3) Provides an in-depth examination of personality disorders and dysfunction. Topics include psychopathological profiles of the different personality disorders, debate over the existing classification system, issues with comorbidity between personality disorders and Axis I disorders, and treatment of personality dysfunction. Specific focus is given to borderline and antisocial personality disorder and the course includes an overview of dialectical behavior therapy.