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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 3450 - Biological Bases of Abnormal Behavior

Credits: 4
Examines the anatomical basis of several neurological disorders and diseases. Investigates the neuroanatomical mechanisms through which diseases and disorders are thought to occur, as well as the diagnostic criteria and current treatments for each. Some of these disorders discussed will include: Autism, Sleep disorders (Insomnia, Narcolepsy), Neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Ataxia, Multiple Sclerosis), and neuropsychiatric disorders (Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, OCD, ADHD, Schizophrenia, PTSD).
Prerequisite(s): PSY 1000 ; BIO 1106  or PSY 3150 .
Fulfills: Social Science distribution requirement. SOSC requirement in LS Core.