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PSY3343 Abnormal Psychology
Credit Points: 15
PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology
PSY2231 Developmental Psychology
This unit aims to provide students with an overview of two main areas; the causes of psychopathology and treatment strategies that have been developed to assist clients with psychological problems. There is a focus on paradigms and the valuing of both experimental and clinical findings to the understanding and treatment of psychopathology. Rather than one paradigm, for example, behaviourism, different psychological problems are amenable to understanding and treatment within different frameworks.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G40Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Addiction Studies)
E94Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Children and Family Studies)
E39Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Criminology)
G02Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Women's Studies)
E95Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
M33Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)/Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
E37Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004