Developmental Psychopathology

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Developmental Psychopathology

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisites: PS4012

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Rationale and Purpose of the Module: to introduce students to the rapidly developing field of developmental psychopathology to improve students understanding of the role that social, psychological and biological factors play in determining mental health and to highlight the importance of the developmental approach to understanding adjustment and maladjustment.

    Syllabus: The specific focus of this module is developmental psychopathology. Developmental psychopathology is a domain of psychology which concentrates on how psychosocial and biological factors contribute to psychological adjustment and maladjustment. The module will introduce students evidence relating both environmental and genetic determinants of mental health and consider the role that developmental factors may have in the expression of mental health problems.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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