AP Psychology/Clinical Psychology

Introduces how psychologists evaluate, study, and treat a range of psychological disorders.[1]

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Topics may include:[2]

  • Standards for diagnosing and approaches to explaining psychological disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental and schizophrenic spectrum disorders
  • Bipolar, depressive, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Dissociative, somatic, and trauma- and stress-related disorders
  • Substance abuse, eating disorders, personality disorders, and related conditions
  • Historical developments in psychological treatment
  • Modern treatment options and methods

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