This course will provide information important to the understanding of psychopathologies that occur during childhood and adolescence. Various perspectives (e.g., genetic/biological, social, etc.) and theories (e.g., behavioural, cognitive, psychodynamic, etc.) of abnormal behaviour will be discussed. A major emphasis will be placed on current research in understanding psychopathology that occurs during childhood and adolescence.
PSYC-2200 or permission of the instructor (prerequisite).