|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To provide a systematic understanding of classification, clinical features, theoretical models, and methods of treatment in psychiatry and abnormal psychology.
The topics covered will include descriptions of many of the major psychiatric symptoms and disorders, psychoactive and psychiatric drugs, and physical treatments of mental disorders.
On completion of this module, students will have the ability to:
Describe and discuss the main psychiatric syndromes and symptoms;
Describe and discuss the major forms of treatment for psychiatric syndromes;
Demonstrate a systematic understanding of classification, clinical features, theoretical models, and methods of treatment in psychiatry and abnormal psychology.
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
Write essays that demonstrate skills in critical thinking, use of source materials and data synthesis.
|Graduate Skills Framework Applicable:||Yes|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||12:00||12:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||22||1:00||22:00||Interactive lectures|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||22:00||22:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||44:00||44:00||N/A|
|PSY3037||Abnormal Psychology and Psychiatry|
Formal lectures including informal classroom discussions and tests present a systematic perspective on the subject with reference to alternative perspectives.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||90||2||A||100||Two essays from a choice of four questions|
Unseen essay examination (two questions from an open choice of four) is used to allow students to demonstrate both factual knowledge, and – by their organization of material – abstract systematic understanding of topics in an objective and rigorous manner.
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