CLED 660. Mental Disorders, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Pre- or corequisite: CLED 603. The course examines the history, paradigms, theory and practice of mental health diagnosis, with primary emphasis on the identification of issues related to thinking (cognition), feeling (affect) and acting (behavior) upon which diagnoses are based. The purpose of this course is for students to become familiar with the study of mental disorders and learn the system of classification of mental disorders, the DSM-5.