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The UExcel Abnormal Psychology examination is based on material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, upper-level undergraduate course in abnormal psychology. The examination measures knowledge and understanding of the historical background of abnormal psychology, the major conceptualizations, nature, and description of psychological disorders (as well as their definitions, classifications, etiology, and major treatments). The examination assumes knowledge of concepts typically learned in an introductory psychology course. (Multiple-choice examination.)
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