A course dealing with biochemical/genetic, psycho-emotional, cognitive and psycho-social bases of personality disorganization and behavioral disorders as proposed by the American Psychiatric Association. Theories, intervention strategies and experimental evidence from psychopathology are also presented. Clinical evaluations according to DSM 5 diagnostic criteria are required. Prerequisite: PSYC 131. Recommended: 6 hours of courses in Psychology. Credit, 3 hours. Offered spring semesters.