psychology mental disorders list
- Academic Session: 2016-17
- School: School of Psychology
- Credits: 10
- Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
- Typically Offered: Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: Yes
The course will examine and evaluate different approaches to understanding and treating common psychological disorders.
10 hours over a 5 week block
Requirements of Entry
Successful completion of or enrolment in level 3H psychology single honours
Main Assessment In: April/May
Are reassessment opportunities available for all summative assessments? Not applicable
Reassessments are normally available for all courses, except those which contribute to the Honours classification. For non onours courses, students are offered reassessment in all or any of the components of assessment if the satisfactory (threshold) grade for the overall course is not achieved at the first attempt. This is normally grade D3 for undergraduate students and grade C3 for postgraduate students. Exceptionally it may not be possible to offer reassessment of some coursework items, in which case the mark achieved at the first attempt will be counted towards the final course grade. Any such exceptions for this course are described below.
The course will examine and evaluate different approaches to understanding and treating common psychological disorders. The history of these will be considered along with the current forms of such models. The application of these models to treatments will be described and the effectiveness of the treatments assessed.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
■ Describe medical and psychological models of mental disorders as well as discuss the ramifications of such approaches.
■ Identify core symptoms and diagnostic approaches of major mental disorders.
■ Evaluate the contribution of neurobiological and psychological factors in the emergence of affective, psychotic and personality disorders. .
■ Describe as well as evaluate different neuroimaging approaches and their application towards studying mental disorders.
■ Discuss and summarize the application of psychological and medical interventions and their effects and mental and neural processes
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
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