cpss412 | undergraduate

Organic- And Physiologically-based Disorders

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This course introduces students to the diagnostic criteria for organic and physiologically based disorders. Students examine the intricacies of multiple disorders related to mood, anxiety, and trauma issues. The course addresses the prevalence of these disorders within society, with a special focus on the effects on the criminal justice system. Students learn basic identification and intervention techniques.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

    • Analyze the relationship between schizophrenia and crime.
    • Determine symptoms of schizophrenia.
    • Describe physiological factors associated with development of schizophrenia.
    • Determine treatment interventions for schizophrenia.

    Disorders Related to Mood

    • Identify the diagnostic criteria of disorders related to mood.
    • Determine the prevalence of disorders related to mood in society and the criminal justice system.
    • Describe intervention techniques for treatment of disorders related to mood.

    Disorders Related to Development

    • Describe the theory of rational choice.
    • Describe common theories of crime from the psychological perspectives.
    • Describe different trait theories.
    • Describe common theories of crime causation from the physical and biological perspectives.

    Overview of Mental Illness in Crime

    • Define crime, criminality, and criminal justice.
    • Differentiate between deviance and criminality.
    • Analyze the purpose of criminology and its impact on the criminal justice system and social control.
    • Explain the issues related to victims and victimization.

    Substance-Related and Anxiety Disorders

    • Identify the diagnostic criteria of anxiety disorders.
    • Determine the prevalence of anxiety disorders in society and the criminal justice system.
    • Describe intervention techniques for treatment of anxiety disorders.
    • Analyze the relationship between substance-related disorders and crime.
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