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ARTH 6242 : Psychopathology: Art and Diagnosis
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Art Therapy (ARTH)
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ARTH-MA: Art Therapy
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art Therapy (ARTH)
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Psychopathology: Art and Diagnosis
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students in an art therapy program; permission of the instructor may be substituted
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Criteria of psychiatric diagnoses, such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual multiaxial system, theories of psychopathology, and relevant literature evaluation of potential indicators of functional and organic disorders in behavior and artwork of clients; ethical issues; cultural and environmental influences on diagnostic categorization; basic introduction to psychopharmacology.
Students will: 1. Understand the complexity and multi-level aspects of mental health, and be able to add useful feedback to psychiatric treatment teams based on patient art work. 2. Develop critical thinking skills when assessing artwork, mental illness and the media; be familiar with the stigma of mental illness and understand different motivations relating to mental health treatment. 3. Have functional knowledge of the working Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and be able to make differential, develop multi-axial and formulate dimensional diagnoses based on the DSM and artwork. 4. Have basic knowledge of various psychotropic medications and the role of psychopharmacology in the treatment of psychiatric illnesses. 5. Understand the role of diagnosis and treatment within various mental health treatment centers; be familiar with cultural considerations related to diagnosis.
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ARTH 624211 Psychopathology Potash.doc
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