PSYD32H3 Personality Disorders

This course reviews the latest research on the causes, longitudinal development, assessment, and treatment of personality disorders. Students will learn the history of personality disorders and approaches to conceptualizing personality pathology. Topics covered include “schizophrenia-spectrum” personality disorders, biological approaches to psychopathy, and dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder.

Prerequisite: 

[ PSYB01H3 or PSYB04H3] and [ PSYB07H3 or STAB22H3 or STAB23H3] and PSYB30H3 and PSYB32H3 and [0.5 credit at the C-level in PSY courses]

Exclusion: 

PSY430H

Enrolment Limits: 
24
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences