Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||School of Applied Media and Social Sciences, Gippsland|
|Offered||Not offered in 2013|
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Mark Symmons|
Previously coded PSS2712
Around 25% of the population will suffer from mental illness at some stage, and many others are likely to know someone who is afflicted. Many shun help because of the attendant stigma and suffering is prolonged. This unit seeks to decrease stigma through education. A wide range of disorders are examined, along with their causes and treatment options according to various paradigms.
On completion of this unit students should be able to:
Written work (2700 words): 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%
One 1-hour lecture per week
One 1-hour laboratory per week