At the end of this course, the students; 1) Distinguish between normal and abnormal behavior during childhood. 2) Monitor the historical development of the classification of childhood psychological disorders. 3) Identify the contemporary perspectives of abnormal behavior's origins in childhood. 4) Explain the clinical pictures, epidemiology and prognoses of common childhood psychopathologies. 5) Evaluate the etiologies and appropriate treatment approaches of common childhood psychopathologies.
MODE OF DELIVERY
Face to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT
The main aim of this course is to inform students on etiology and treatment of psychopathologies that are frequently seen in childhood period. In addition, providing information on biological, psychological and sociocultural factors that affect childhood psychopathologies is another purpose of this course. The topics that will be covered through the course as follows: developmental systemic approach, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conduct and oppositional defiant disorder, childhood mood disorders, childhood anxiety disorders, autism, childhood schizophrenia, intellectual difficulties, learning disability, eating disorders.
Introduction: Classification and Assessment
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Gender Identity Disorders
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
Primary Textbook: Parritz, H. R., & Troy, M. F. (2011). Disorders of childhood: Development and psychopathology. Canada: Wadsworth.
Suggested Textbook: Orvaschel, H., Faust, J., & Hersen, M. (2001). Handbook of conceptualization and treatment of child psychopathology. Netherlands: Elsevier.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)
Preparation for Quiz
Individual or group work
Preparation for Final exam
Preparation for Midterm exam
Laboratory (including preparation)
Total Workload / 30
ECTS Credits of the Course
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES (KLO) / MATRIX OF LEARNING OUTCOMES (LO)