Information Package / Course Catalogue
Developmental Psychopathology
Course Code: CGB301
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

To teach the students to assess the behavior problems, diagnose developmental psychopathologies, clarify if the problem behaviors is a pathology or a developmental delay and have theoretical background for the causes of developmental psychopathology.

Course Content

Assessment and discussion of childhood socio-emotional behavior problems, child-parent relationships, attachment, characteristics and causes of behavior and adjustment problems

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Hatice AKSU
Learning Outcomes
1.Knowing mental health problems in infancy and early childhood
2.Knowing the common mental health and adaptation problems in childhood and adolescence
3.Recognizing behavioral symptoms of mental health and adjustment problems
4.Ruh sağlığı ve uyum problemlerinde uygun değerlendirme yapma
5.Referring children with mental health and adjustment problems to appropriate units and guiding the family
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Butcher, J. N. (2004). Abnormal psychology. Allyn and Bacon, Boston, MA.
2.Alloy, L. B. (2005). Abnormal psychology: current perspectives. McGraw Hill, Boston.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Behavior problems
Week 3 - Theoretical
Anxiety disorders and mood disorders
Week 4 - Theoretical
Mood disorders
Week 5 - Theoretical
Antisocial behaviors
Week 6 - Theoretical
Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder
Week 9 - Theoretical
Enuresis & Encopresis
Week 10 - Theoretical
Autism
Week 11 - Theoretical
Autism
Week 12 - Theoretical
Eating disorders
Week 13 - Theoretical
Sleep Disorders
Week 14 - Theoretical
General assessment
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1516
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)80
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue