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

This lecture continues to cover one of the most salient areas within the field of psychology known as psychopathology, or clinical psychology. Following a discussion of the different ways of defining mental illness, Professor Bloom reviews several classes of clinical diagnoses including schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, and personality disorders. The lecture concludes with a brief introduction to therapy.

00:00 – Chapter 1. Identifying Mental Illness
11:30 – Chapter 2. Schizophrenia
24:51 – Chapter 3. Anxiety Disorders
30:35 – Chapter 4. Question and Answer on Schizophrenia and Anxiety Disorders
35:02 – Chapter 5. Dissociative Identity Disorders
44:58 – Chapter 6. Question and Answer on Dissociative Identity Disorders
46:31 – Chapter 7. Personality Disorders
54:33 – Chapter 8. Brief History on Therapy

Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website:http://open.yale.edu/courses

This course was recorded in Spring 2007.