• Life Span Developmental Psychology (REVIEW)
    This course is a study of human development from conception to death. Emphasis is on the ongoing changes which result from the interaction of inherited and environmental factors, and on the uniqueness of the individual. The course examines the ways in which age, gender, ethnicity, and race affect development.

    Modules

    1. Study of Life Span and Developmental Psychology
    2. Genetics, Prenatal Dev. & Childbirth
    3. Infancy and Toddlerhood
    4. Early Childhood
    5. Middle Childhood
    6. Adolescence
    7. Early Adulthood
    8. Middle Adulthood
    9. Late Adulthood
    10. Death & Dying

    This Course has more than 2000 Practice Questions categorized by modules. Each module has more than 200 questions to practice and the Final Exams is cumulative, timed and prepares students to take computerized exams for credit. Upon successful achievements of both modular practice quizzes and final cumulative exam, participants are automatically offered a Certificate of Achievement with their Name, Course and Equivalent Credit (Semester) Hours.

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  • Abnormal Psychology (REVIEW)
    This course provides a scientific study of psychological disorders and their evalution. Philosophical, theoretical, and historical foundations of abnormality are addressed along with definitions of particular disorders and contributing factors such as biology, stress, and social and psychological influences. The course also addresses therapy, medication, and other methods identified through research as effective measures in improving these disorders. A final aspect of this course focuses on applying scientific research and writing skills to explore interest areas in abnormal psychology.

    Main Subdivision
    The modules in this course have been put in three major categories
    a. Introduction and Basic Issues
    b. Disorders
    c. Treatment, Prevention and Legal Issues

    Modules

    1. Examples and Definitions of Abnormal Behavior
    2. Causes of Abnormal Behavior
    3. Treatment of Psychological Behaviors
    4. Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behaviors
    5. Mood Disorder and Suicide
    6. Anxiety Disorders
    7. Acute and Posttraumatic Disorders, Dissociative Disorders and Somatoforms Disorders
    8. Stress and Physical Health
    9. Personality Disorders
    10. Eating Disorders
    11. Substance Use Disorder
    12. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorder
    13. Schizophrenic Disorders
    14. Dimentia, Delirium and Amnestic Disorders
    15. Mental Retardation and Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    16. Childhood Psychological Disorders
    17. Adjustment and Life Cycle Transition Disorders
    18. Mental Health and Law

    This Course has more than 2000 Practice Questions categorized by modules. Each module has more than 100 questions to practice and the Final Exams is cumulative, timed and prepares students to take computerized exams for credit. Upon successful achievements of both modular practice quizzes and final cumulative exam, participants are automatically offered a Certificate of Achievement with their Name, Course and Equivalent Credit (Semester) Hours.

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