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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MFT 570 - Advanced Psychopathology and Diagnosis

Prerequisites, abnormal psychology course, or equivalent, and marriage and family therapy major. An examination of psychopathology and diagnosis based on the DSM-5 for purposes of record keeping as well as treatment planning and treatment selection for each major disorder within marriage and family therapist's scope of practice. Students review the etiology, symptomatology, course and prognosis of the major behavioral health disorders. Effects of the different disorders on the family, family factors contributing to the maintenance of symptoms, functions of symptoms within the family and adverse consequences of change are also discussed. (Offered fall semester.) 3 credits