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Inside the Disordered Brain: Biological Bases of the Major Mental Disorders

Psychological & Brain Sciences 4765 - Spring 2019

How do subtle disturbances in brain circuits lead to abnormal behavior and psychopathology? This course provides students with a working knowledge of our rapidly evolving understanding of brain circuits that create order in our social, emotional and cognitive worlds, and how disorder within these circuits leads to a broad range of psychopathology including depression, anxiety, phobias, PTSD, OCD, addiction, schizophrenia, psychopathy and violence. PREREQ: Psych 100B and one of the following: Biological Psychology (Psych 3401), Abnormal Psych (Psych 354), or a basic Biology/Neuroscience course.
Course Attributes: FA NSMAR NSMAS NSM

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Inside the Disordered Brain: Biological Bases of the Major Mental Disorders
INSTRUCTOR: Bogdan
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