2023-2024 / PSYC5871-1

General psychopathology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : general3 crédits 


Frank Laroi

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course will present a scientific approach to psychopathology and will illustrate this approach via the presentation of various different psychological disorders.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Introduction (fundamental concepts and methods related to an empirical, integrated, dimensional and theoretical approach). Descriptions, causes, and interventions will be described for several psychological disorders such as: anxiety disorders, mood disorders, sleep disorders, sexual disorders, dependencies, psychotic disorders.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

see the list of prerequisites for this course provided in the official course programme.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

Obligatory reading: "Psychopathologie: une approche intégrative" 3e édition, DH Barlow & VM Durand (DeBoeck, 2016)

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

- Remote

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred remote

Additional information:

multiple choice exam

Work placement(s)

no work placement

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs