- University of British Columbia
- 4 weeks
- 8-12 hours/week
- Paid Certificate Available
This psychology course is all about the relationship between health and behavior. We will examine stress as a concept and learn about its relation to health and psychological adjustment. We will discuss abnormal behavior and how psychologists assess it as well as a wide range of psychological disorders and approaches to their treatment.
This course includes video-based lectures and demonstrations, interviews with real research psychologists and a plethora of practice questions to help prepare you for the AP® Psychology exam.
This is the fifth in a six-course AP® Psychology sequence that is designed to prepare you for the AP® Psychology exam.
What you'll learn
- AP® Psychology - Course 1: What is Psychology?
- AP® Psychology - Course 2: How the Brain Works
- AP® Psychology - Course 3: How the Mind Works
- AP® Psychology - Course 4: How Behavior Works
- AP® Psychology - Course 6: Exam Preparation & Review
- an understanding of stress as a concept
- the relationship between stress and physical and mental health
- approaches to understanding and classifying abnormal behavior
- the various categories and types of mental disorders as defined in the diagnostic and statistical manual (DSM)
- the various approaches to the treatment of psychological disorders
Steven J. Barnes
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