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GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018
Mississippi College
   
 
  Nov 27, 2020
 
GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018 
    
GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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COU 6801 - Adult Psychopathology - Assessment and Treatment

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of   Helping Relationships (Methods and Techniques in Counseling) or consent of the instructor. The course is required in the Mental Health Counseling Program.  Either COU 6801 or   is required for students in the Marriage and Family Counseling Program. This course will focus on the major diagnostic categories of adult psychopathology.  There will be a particular focus on anxiety and depressive disorders, schizophrenia, and personality disorders. Additionally, the relationship of somatic problems to mental illness will be explored. Major theoretical models of mental illness will be discussed. Assessment, structured diagnostic interviews, and treatment planning will also be empahsized.






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