Syllabus For The Subject Behavior Dysfunction

 BEHAVIOUR DSYFUNCTION

Objectives:

ü This paper aims at enabling the students to learn the causes, symptoms and types of various dysfunctional behaviour.

 

Unit 1: PERSPECTIVES ON ABNORMAL BEHAVIOUR

1.1 Historical views of abnormal behaviour

1.2 Meaning and definition of normality and abnormality

1.3 Models for understanding causes of behaviour dysfunction

Ø Psychoanalytic

Ø Humanistic – existential

Ø Cognitive – behavioural

Ø Transpersonal

1.4 Classification of mental disorder,

1.5 Causal factors

1.6 View points in abnormal psychology

 

Unit 2: STRESS AND ANXIETY RELATED DISORDERS

2.1 Symptoms

2.2 Types

2.3 Cause and Management of Panic Attack

2.4 Generalized anxiety disorders

2.5 Phobia

2.6 OCD

2.7 Stress and Adjustment disorders

2.8 Dissociative disorders.

 

Unit 3: MOOD DISORDER AND PSYCHOTIC DISORDER

3.1 Symptoms

3.2 Types

3.3 Causes

3.4 Treatment

 

Unit 4: SUICIDE

4.1 Facts about Suicide

4.2 Perspective on Suicide

4.3 Identifying Suicidal tendencies

4.4 Suicide Prevention

 

Unit 5: PERSONALITY DISORDER, SUBSTANCE RELATED DISORDERS, SEXUAL AND GENDER IDENTITY DISORDER

5.1 Symptoms

5.2 Types

5.3 Causes

5.4 Treatment

 

Unit 6: OVERVIEW OF

6.1 Childhood, adolescence and geriatric disorder

6.2 Somatoform disorders and psychological factors and physical illness.

 

Unit 7: LEARNING DISABILITES, MENTAL RETARDATION AND

AUTISTIC DISORDER

7.1 Etiology of Learning Disabilities

7.2 Intervention with Learning Disabilities

7.3 The Concept of Mental Retardation

7.4 Classification of Mental Retardation

7.5 Etiology of Mental Retardation

7.6 Prevention and Treatment of Mental Retardation

7.7 Characteristics of Autistic Disorders

7.8 Etiology of Autistic Disorders

7.9 Treatment of Autistic Disorders 

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