Course Contents at a Glance

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The following list shows the module-level topics for the course. To see all of the course pages, visit theĀ Table of Contents.

Module 1: Understanding Abnormal Behavior

  • Mental Disorders
  • Classifying Mental Disorders
  • Evaluating and Assessing Mental Disorders

Module 2: Research and Ethics in Abnormal Psychology

  • Research
  • Ethics in Abnormal Psychology

Module 3: Etiology and Treatment of Mental Disorders

  • Multidimensional Models of Psychopathology
  • Biological Elements of Psychopathology
  • Psychodynamic and Humanistic Approaches to Psychopathology
  • Behavioral and Cognitive Approaches to Psychopathology
  • Modalities and Culture

Module 4: Anxiety Disorders

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder
  • Specific Phobias, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Treating Anxiety Disorders

Module 5: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Stress-Related Disorders

  • Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Stressor-Related Disorders

Module 6: Somatic Symptom Disorders and Dissociative Disorders

  • Somatic Symptom Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Treating Dissociative and Somatic Symptom Disorders

Module 7: Mood Disorders

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Bipolar and Related Disorders
  • Perspectives and Treatments Related to Mood Disorders

Module 8: Eating, Elimination, and Sleep-Wake Disorders

  • Feeding and Eating Disorders
  • Sleep-Wake Disorders
  • Perspectives and Treatments Related to Eating and Sleep Disorders

Module 9: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Alcohol-Related Disorders
  • Stimulant-Related Disorders
  • Opioid and Hallucinogen-Related Disorders
  • Perspectives and Treatments Related to Substance-Related Disorders

Module 10: Sexual Deviations and Dysfunctions

  • Sex and Gender
  • Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Sexual Deviations

Module 11: Schizophrenia

  • Schizophrenic Disorders
  • Perspectives and Treatments Related to Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

Module 12: Personality Disorders

  • Cluster A Personality Disorders
  • Cluster B Personality Disorders
  • Cluster C Personality Disorders
  • Perspectives and Treatments Related to Personality Disorders

Module 13: Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
  • Perspectives and Treatments Related to Childhood Disorders

Module 14: Neurocognitive Disorders

  • Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Other Mental Disorders