Abnormal Psychology Lectures

By Dana C. Leighton

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Description

Lectures for PSY 239 at Portland Community College, given by Dana C. Leighton

Episode Date
Episode 1 - Course Introduction
00:53:04
Course policies and procedures.
Jan 11, 2008
Episode 2 - Historical Approaches
01:01:49
Explanations for abnormal behavior: Supernatural, Somatogenic, Psychogenic. Historical conceptions for abnormality before the Renaissance period.
Jan 11, 2008
Episode 3 - Historical & Contemporary Approaches
01:53:01
Covers historical understanding of abnormal behavior and mental illness, from 1100 to present. Also contemporary perspectives on understanding the causes of mental illness.
Jan 18, 2008
Episode 4 - Assessment and Diagnosis
01:00:30
Assessment: interviews, self-report, neurological. Diagnosis: DSM and the medical model for mental illness; ICD.
Jan 25, 2008
Episode 5 - Mood Disorders Part 1
01:06:37
Mood Disorders introduction; symptoms; etiology of depression and bipolar disorder.
Jan 25, 2008
Episode 6 - Mood Disorders part 2
01:02:59
Covers treatment of mood disorders
Feb 01, 2008
Episode 7 - Anxiety Disorders
01:24:01
Covers anxiety disorders: generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Feb 01, 2008
Episode 8 - PTSD, Dissociative & Somatoform Disorders
01:23:37
Covers PTSD, dissociative, and somatoform disorders.
May 01, 2008
Episode 9 - Schizophrenia Pt 1 & Unquiet Mind Pt 3
01:26:41
Covers Part 3 of An Unquiet Mind. Also schizophrenia - history, symptoms, & demographics.
May 05, 2008
Episode 10 - Unquiet Mind Discussion
00:41:01
Discussion of Part 4 of An Unquiet Mind.
May 07, 2008
Episode 11 - Schizophrenia, Part 2
00:45:09
Schizophrenia - diagnosis, etiology, treatment.
May 08, 2008
Episode 12 - Childhood & Adolescent Disorders
01:24:25
Disorders of childhood & adolescence: Externalizing disorders (ADHD & ODD); Internalizing disorders (Tic disorder).
May 15, 2008
Episode 13 - Eating Disorders
01:19:31
Eating disorders - anorexia nervosa & bulimia nervosa
May 20, 2008