Abnormal Psychology (9617.1)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 1 2021 (Pg Clinical Psychology) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-After 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Standard Course Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Standard Course Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Psychology|
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- MBA Trimester 3, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (180855) - View
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An overview of the field of abnormal psychology will be provided. The unit will address the aetiological theories of abnormal psychology, as well as the epidemiological distribution, symptom presentation, course and prognosis of major psychological disorders. Specific focus will be given to the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders, as well as the role of research in understanding the development, identification, prevention and intervention approaches within abnormal psychology. Students will be encouraged to consider the psychological disorders they study in the societal and cultural contexts within which they occur.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate foundational knowledge of psychological disorders, including symptoms, presentation, aetiology, research and assessment methods, and treatment approaches.
UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong
- MBA Trimester 3, 2018
- UC Term 1, 2017
- UC Term 1, 2015
Up to 4 hours per week.
4309 Psychology 101 OR 11399 Understanding People and Behaviour AND
4310 Psychology 102 OR 10444 Foundations of Psychology