96048 Adult Clinical Psychology 26cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (workshop)
Requisite(s): 96043 Introduction to Clinical Practice Skills AND 96044 Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology AND 96045 Adult Clinical Psychology 1 AND 96049 Assessment Across the Lifespan
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Students learn about complex mental health disorders in adults. This includes understanding how to assess and treat a range of disorders. Pharmacological options are considered and working with vulnerable populations is discussed. The subject builds on knowledge gained in 96045 Adult Clinical Psychology 1 and deepens students' understanding of adult mental health by examining less prevalent but more complex psychological disorders.
Specifically students learn about complex adult mental health presentations with reference to aetiology of the disorder, assessment and diagnostic issues, and evidence-based treatments.
Spring session, City campus
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