This course is an advanced seminar in the study of personality disorders. It will cover a range of conceptual and methodological issues involved in scientific efforts to understand ways in which pathological personality features disrupt people's lives. Students will learn about the similarities and distinctions between normal and pathological features of personality as well as the role that personality may play with regard to the causes and treatment of other kinds of mental disorder. A laboratory component of the class will focus on the development of practical skills in conducting research interviews designed to elicit information about personality and social adjustment. PREREQ: Psych 354, and junior or senior standing.
Course Attributes: EN SAS SSCFA SSCAR SSC
Section 01Personality and Psychopathology
INSTRUCTOR: OltmannsView Course Listing