Information Package / Course Catalogue
Developmental Psychopathology
Course Code: KPS522
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

Properties of personality, self development depend on developmental stages, developmental sides of child and adolescents' psychological problems, developmental crisis, contributions of developmental psychology to clinic psychology.

Course Content

Personality development during developmental periods, the development of self, psychological aspects of child and adolescent psychological problems, developmental crises, and the contribution of developmental psychology to clinic.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Know properties of personality structure and self development depends on developmental stages
2.Explain developmental sides of psychological problems of child and adolescence
3.Differenciate developmental crisis of child and adolescence.
4.Aware contribution of developmental psychology to clinic.
5.Distinguish developmental crises in adolescents.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Wnar, C., Kerig, P. (2005). Developmental Psychopathology:From Infancy through Adolescence.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Developmental psychopathology approach, normal development
Week 2 - Theoretical
Introduction to psychopathology (diagnose and clasification, DSM, ICD-10 etc.)
Week 3 - Theoretical
Infancy: Developmental concequenses of mental retardation
Week 4 - Theoretical
Infancy: Otistic spectrum disorders
Week 5 - Theoretical
Through infancy to pre-school stage: Insecure attachment, Oppositional defiant disorder, enuresis
Week 6 - Theoretical
Pre- school stage: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and learnin disabilities
Week 7 - Theoretical
Middle childhood: Anxiety disorder
Week 8 - Theoretical
Through middele childhood to adolescent: Mood disorder and suicide
Week 9 - Theoretical
Through middle childhood to adolescent: Conduct disorder and development of antisocial behavior
Week 10 - Theoretical
Late childhood and serious disorders in adolescence: Schizophrenia
Week 11 - Theoretical
Psychopathlogies in adolescence transition: Eating disorders and substance abuse
Week 12 - Theoretical
Developmental concequences of brain injury and cronical disordes
Week 13 - Theoretical
Risks in family context: Child abuse and family violence
Week 14 - Theoretical
Through late adolescence to early adulthood: Personality disorders
Week 15 - Theoretical
Psychological assesment, intervention and prevention
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Final Examination1%60
Attending Lectures1%40
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory152260
Assignment110010
Term Project110010
Final Examination115015
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)95
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue