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DPSY5201 - Psychopathology part 2

SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader(s): Dr Keong Yap

Offered

Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

At the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Conduct a clinical interview with a client, incorporating a mental status examination.
  2. Complete a thorough and accurate written evaluation of a client.
  3. Be familiar with major classes of psychiatric illness.
  4. Feel competent in the formulation and diagnosis of a wide variety of psychiatric problems.


Objectives

At the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Conduct a psychiatric interview with a client;
incorporating a mental status examination;
  1. Complete a thorough and accurate written evaluation of a client; and
  2. Be familiar with major classes of psychiatric illness.

Assessment

Satisfactory attendance and participation are required to pass the unit. All the remaining components of assessments must attain a pass standard: Psychiatric history report (1500 words); Clinical case report (<3500 words); One hour end of semester test.

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