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University of Washington Courses

TPSYCH 210 Abnormal Psychology – 
Historical and current definitions, theory, and research concerning abnormal psychological behavior. Major categories of psychopathology, including related treatment approaches. Assignments include: illustrative case studies, written critical perspectives of course materials, and interpretative analysis of major topics in field.

TPSYCH 212 Child Abnormal Psychology – Examines historical and current definitions, theory, and research concerning child and adolescent abnormal behavior. Covers major categories of psychopathology, including related treatment approaches. Includes illustrative case studies, written critical perspectives of course materials, and interpretative analysis of major topics in the field.

TPSYCH 310 Controversies in Clinical Psychology – 
Explores advanced abnormal psychology topics, including controversies and social issues in mental health assessment, treatment, and diagnosis.

TPSYCH 312 Mental Illness Across Cultures – 
Explores advanced abnormal psychology topics from a global perspective such as how mental illness is understood by different cultures and in different historical periods.

TPSYCH 404 Psychology of Food and Culture – A global analysis of the social, symbolic, and political-economic roles of food and eating. Examines cultural, ethnic, and gender issues in relation to the production and consumption of food, as well as the neurobiological and metabolic processes involved in food and eating.

TPSYCH 410 Existential Psychology – Examines the philosophical and literary movement of existentialism and its impact on clinical psychology.

TPSYCH 416 Freud and His Critics – Examines the work of Sigmund Freud, its impact on clinical psychology, and historical and contemporary criticisms of this theoretical school.