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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CPSY 325</span>

CPSY 325 Psychological Disorders


Certificate and Degree Credit
Arts Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CPSY 105 or CPSY 102;
Antirequisite(s): CPSY 606
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $611.02* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course examines conceptions of abnormality, how psychological disorders are classified, and how they are treated. The DSM classification system and alternative systems will be critically considered, and the causes of psychological disorders will be discussed from a variety of perspectives (e.g., behaviourist, humanist, sociocultural). Specific disorders to be discussed include mood disorders, schizophrenia, substance-related disorders, somatoform and dissociative disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, and anxiety disorders. In addition, the course includes consideration of cross-cultural factors, and legal and ethical issues.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet11 Sep 2017 - 09 Dec 2017
Classroom Delivery Option
Thursday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.14 Sep 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet15 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday & Thursday6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 08 May 2018-19 Jun 2018

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