PSY 306 – Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

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PSY 306 – Child and Adolescent Psychopathology; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 5
This course aims to review the emotional and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents. We’ll start with an overview of psychopathological models in cross-cultural setting and point will be placed on the diagnostic connections and, emotional processes and psychosocial correlates of psychopathology. The course contains the following topics: Introduction ,  historical approach to the development of children and adolescent  psychopathology, assessment of child and adolescent  psychopathology, mood disorder – bipolar and unipolar disorders, suicidal attempts, anxiety disorders, traumatisation, PTSD and adjustment disorder , autistic spectrum, psychotic disorders, mental retardation and difficulty learning, tic disorders and attention disorder, addiction; food addiction, impact of divorce and problems with peers.