Raina Lamade

Assistant Professor

Psychology

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The nature of psychopathology as an evolving set of constructs rooted in a matrix of cultural, biological and behavioral variables. Using the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) criteria to define and order groupings of mental disorders, students study a broad range of issues relating to the diagnosis of psychopathological conditions.

The nature of psychopathology as an evolving set of constructs rooted in a matrix of cultural, biological and behavioral variables. Using the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) criteria to define and order groupings of mental disorders, students study a broad range of issues relating to the diagnosis of psychopathological conditions.

Advanced seminar usually offered for one semester on a special topic. Check course schedule for special topics seminars. Examples of special topic courses recently offered include: Human-Computer Interaction, Psychopharmacology.

Traditional components of psychological testing, including test construction, test development, test administration and test interpretation, and specific training in frequently administered clinical tests (e.g., MMPI, WAIS and WISC). Beyond traditional test theory, students will be exposed to contemporary evaluation devices including behavioral assessment, interview data, and naturalistic observation.

Theoretical and functional considerations for the design and implementation of effective behavior programming. Through readings and analysis of case studies, students gain familiarity with the theoretical and applied principles of behavior modification and therapy.

Theoretical and functional considerations for the design and implementation of effective behavior programming. Through readings and analysis of case studies, students gain familiarity with the theoretical and applied principles of behavior modification and therapy.

Graduate seminar offered for one semester on a specific topic. Topics vary according to student needs and faculty expertise in particular areas of study. This course may be repeated with change of content.

Graduate seminar offered for one semester on a specific topic. Topics vary according to student needs and faculty expertise in particular areas of study. This course may be repeated with change of content.

Review of research in a major clinical area, for third year graduate students. Students create an in-depth review of the literature, culminating in a final project that is presented to two graduate faculty for review.

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