Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Coun 430 Introduction to Psychiatric Diagnoses

Covers the causation, criteria, diagnosis and classification of the major psychiatric disorders. Emphasis is placed on both the traditional medical model and on the psychosocial model of diagnosis. Developmental aspects associated with normal and abnormal personalities will also be discussed. This course is a prerequisite for the Counselor Education graduate programs and will not be credited toward the completion of the degrees. Expected preparation: Psy 311.


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