Information Package / Course Catalogue
Personality and Psychopathology
Course Code: KPS521
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

To evaluate the development of personality in terms of major theories, to give information about the diagnosis and classification of personality disorders and to reveal treatment methods.

Course Content

Personality development and major theories; relationship between development and personality disorders; diagnostic criteria and classification of personality disorders; personality disorders accompanying clinical presentations and methods of handling.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To have information about personality development and main theories
2.To learn the diagnosis of personality disorders
3.To learn the classification of personality disorders
4.To learn other variables between personality and psychopathology
5.To have information about treatment methods by examining personality disorders in clinical picture
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Conceptual approach to personality development and psychopathology
Week 2 - Theoretical
Personality and temperament dimensions associated with psychopathology.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Five Factor Model of Personality Disorders: Transference Between Science and Practice
Week 4 - Theoretical
Five Factor Model of Personality Disorders: Transference Between Science and Practice
Week 5 - Theoretical
Perceptions of self and others related to pathological personality traits.
Week 6 - Theoretical
The predisposition dimensions and causal structures of child and adolescent behavior disorders.
Week 7 - Theoretical
What is the role of personality in psychopathology ?: An overview of behavior genetics
Week 8 - Theoretical
Affection as a bridge between psychopathology and personality
Week 9 - Theoretical
Affective structures as a bridge between psychopathology and personality
Week 10 - Theoretical
Multidimensional neurobehavioral model of personality disorders
Week 11 - Theoretical
Developing treatments in personality and psychopathology
Week 12 - Theoretical
Developing treatments in personality and psychopathology
Week 13 - Theoretical
Relational self-objective transference and triggering emotional pain in social cognitive processes
Week 14 - Theoretical
Relational self-objective transference and triggering emotional pain in social cognitive processes
Week 15 - Theoretical
Back to the future: personality structures as a context for psychopathology
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Project1%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory201260
Assignment1044
Individual Work160232
Final Examination1022
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue