Learning Objectives

1.1 Describe the components and key considerations of psychopathology.

1.2 Discuss the major themes of this book.

1.3 Explain how evolution and culture are relevant to psychopathology.

1.4 Summarize the historical influences on modern conceptions of mental disorders.

1.5 Explain how discoveries about the brain contributed to an understanding of psychopathology.

1.6 Discuss past and present methods of care for those with mental disorders.

1.7 Describe the major present-day empirical treatment perspectives.