Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707003232000ADULT PSYCHOPATHOLOGYCompulsory366
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide students to understand a wide range of abnormal behaviors in the context of comprehensive study of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V).
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Haluk Arkar
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the nature of science of abnormal behavior.
2To be able to recognize basic concepts of abnormal psychology.
3To be able to list the history of psychopathology.
4To be able to compare different diagnostic systems.
5To be able to understand psychopathological diagnostic groups.
6To be able to remember subtypes of different diagnostic groups.
7To be able to remember specific cultural, age, and gender characteristics of different diagnostic groups.
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course includes training in diagnosis, and the various psycopathological processes covered in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V), as well as developing diagnostic ability and familiarizing students with a range of psychopathology.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of the course: contents, significance, and rulesExamination of course contents
2What is abnormal behavior? History of psychopathology Reading (chapter 1 p. 3-20)
3Classification Diagnostic Systems Reading (chapter 3. 56-72)
4Clinical Assessment ProceduresReading (chapter 4 p. 73-103)
5Anxiety DisordersReading (chapter 6 p. 129-158)
6Somatoform DisordersReading (chapter 7 p. 160-182)
7Affective Disorders Major Depression Suicide Reading (chapter 10 p. 234-271)
8Affective Disorders Bipolar Disorders Reading (chapter 10 p. 234-271)
9Midterm
10Schizophrenia Reading (chapter 11 p. 272-301)
11Other psychotic disordersReading (chapter 11 p. 272-301)
12Substance Use Related DisordersReading (chapter 12 p. 303-343)
13Sexual Disorders Sexual Identity Disorders Reading (chapter 14 p. 372-419)
14Personality DisordersReading (chapter 13 p. 345-370)
15Research Methods in studying abnormal behaviorReading (chapter 5 p. 105-122)
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Recommended or Required Reading
Davison, G. C. & Neale, J.M. (2004). Abnormal Psychology, 7th Ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Amerikan Psikiyatri Birliği, Ruhsal Bozuklukların Tanısal ve Sayımsal Elkitabı, Beşinci Baskı, Çev.Köroğlu, Hekimler Yayın Birliği, Ankara 2013.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study6424
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5525
Individual Study for Final Examination11333
Reading13452
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1  4         3 4
LO2 23 44   3     
LO35343           
LO4554    4       
LO5244     3      
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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