PSYC503 Adult Psychological DisordersUpdated: 10 January 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in MProfPsych or MPsych(Clin) or PhD(ClinPsych)|
|Coordinator(s)||Gavin Clark (email@example.com)|
The aim of this unit is to provide an account of the clinical presentation, classification, development, and consequences for the common adult psychological disorders. The unit examines major diagnostics systems and diagnostic criteria, including the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).This unit teaches students about the biopsychosocial approach to constructing a case conceptualisation for adult clients presenting with mental health issues.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: