Jul 30, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 2840 - Developmental Psychopathology


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered annually.

This course examines the field of Developmental Psychopathology or the study of the developmental processes that contribute to the formation of, or resistance to, psychopathology. We will cover the major theories that explain the development of childhood disorders such as, autism, ADHD, eating disorders, depression and anxiety as well as, the symptoms and treatment of different disorders. We will also address the many influences on the development of psychopathology in children, such as, culture, family, peer groups and genetics. B

Prerequisite(s): PSY 1100  or  



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