PSYC641-19W (C) Whole Year 2019

Advanced Psychopathology

30 points
18 Feb 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

Description

This course, which is restricted to clinical psychology postgraduate students, is a broad survey of adult and child psychopathology. The focus is on description (including classification, differential diagnosis, epidemiology, etc) etiology, and to some degree assessment. The seminar forms a building block for the next year's focus on intervention.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 456 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 16:00 18 Feb - 24 Feb
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 16:30 Psychology - Sociology 456 8 Jul - 14 Jul
Workshop C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 16:30 Psychology - Sociology 456 8 Jul - 14 Jul

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 456 21 Oct - 27 Oct

Timetable Note

Students are advised to consult the course outline on Learn for detailed timetable information.

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Written assignment worth 20% of final mark 20%
In-class presentation worth 20% of final mark 20%
Two tests worth 60% of final mark 60%


Students are advised to consult the course outline on Learn for detailed assessment information.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

American Psychiatric Association; Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5; 5th ed; American Psychiatric Association, 2013.

Beidel, D.C., Frueh, B.C., Hersen, M; Adult psychopathology and diagnosis; 7th ed; Wiley, 2014.

Bonta, James , Andrews, D. A., Andrews, D. A; The psychology of criminal conduct; Sixth edition; Routledge, 2016.

Mash, Eric J. , Barkley, Russell A., Ebooks Corporation; Child psychopathology; 3rd ed; Guilford Publications, 2014.

Recommended Reading

American Psychiatric Association; Desk reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5; 5th ed; American Psychiatric Publishing Inc, 2013.

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,004.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 13

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.

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