The objectives of this unit are:
(1) to introduce you to the foundations of abnormal psychology
(2) to provide an overview of the major features of abnormal psychology (diagnosis, etiology, assessment, treatment, research, theory)
(3) to assist you to begin to integrate theory, research and practice considerations within areas of abnormal psychology
It is a requirement of enrolment in the unit that you have access to the CQU website as well as email access.
|Student Contribution Band
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
Minimum of 24 credit points of Psychology units for CA10, CQ01 and CQ91; Minimum of 24 credit points of Level 2 Psychology units for CF59; Minimum of 30 credit points of Level 2 Psychology units for CC43
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified
as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa,
must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study
period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining
at least an 80% attendance record).
This unit has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term.
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