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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

SPSY 617: Child Psychopathology

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Surveys major types of psychopathological disturbances of infancy and childhood. Provides an overview of atypical development in children and adolescents focusing on cognitive, emotional, social, and adaptive domains. Examines etiologies, symptoms, effects, and treatments of major psychological disorders. Introduces students to major classification systems that are commonly applied to diagnose psychological disorders in children. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

  • Spring 2024, Section: 001, CRN 24133, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Danielle Palmer
Prior Sections (partial list)