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A hand-picked, annotated list of Web resources about Abnormal psychology.
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From Yale's Open Courses, with class notes, audio, and video.

What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part I

A lecture on how modern clinical psychology both identifies and treats various mental disorders. Particular focus is placed upon mood disorders such as bipolar disorder and depression, including current diagnostic criteria and current practices for treatment.

What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part II

This lecture continues with a discussion of the different ways of defining mental illness, and a review of several classes of clinical diagnoses including schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, and personality disorders. The lecture concludes with a brief introduction to therapy.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Psychiatric Epidemiology reviews descriptive and analytic epidemiology for major mental disorders of childhood, adulthood, and late adult life. The course will also examine issues of classification and the nosology of psychiatric disorders as well as operational case definitions and the measurement techniques to enhance field surveys and risk factor research.