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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
PSYCHOPATHOLOGY PSK352 Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERSixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED5
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Dilay Eldoğan
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will differentiate between the concepts of "normal" and "abnormal" behavior.
2) Will learn about he different theories and perspectives used to explain the underlying dynamics leading to "normal" and "abnormal" behavior and point out to their similarities and differences.
3) Will learn about the different ways to measure and diagnose "normal" and "abnormal" behavior, their characteristics, and their possible causes.
4) Will learn about the latest methodologies and their principles to diagnose and classify "normal" and "abnormal" behavior seen in childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Abnormal Psychology in Science and Clinical Practice
2nd Week Abnormal Psychology in the Past and Present
3rd Week Research in Abnormal Psychology
4th Week Models of Abnormality
5th Week Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment
6th Week Anxiety Disorders
7th Week Stress Disorders
8th Week Mid-term and Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
9th Week Mood Disorders and Suicide
10th Week Treatment of Mood Disorders
11th Week Eating Disorders, Substance-Abuse Disorders, Sexual Disorders, Gender Identitiy Disorders
12th Week Problems of Psychosis
13th Week Personality Problems
14th Week Disorders of Childhood, Adolescence and Aging
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGComer, R. J. (2012). Abnormal psychology. NY: Worh Publishers.
Davison, G. C., & Neale, J. M. (2004). Anormal psikolojisi. (İ. Dağ, Trans. Ed.). Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları. (Original work published in: 2003).
Oltmanns, T. F., & Neale, J. M. (2004). Anormal davranışlar psikolojisinde vak'a çalışmaları. (İ. Dağ, Trans. Ed.)Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları. (Original work published in: 2003).
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSDiscussion,Lecture
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz430
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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