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Perspectives in clinical and developmental neuroscience

Unit Code: PSY4408

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6


‘Perspectives in clinical and developmental neuroscience’ takes a lifespan approach to examine elements of neuroscience, developmental psychology, and mental health and illness, Your study will focus on aspects of mental health and illness that integrate traditional clinical information (e.g. symptoms, prevalence, aetiology), neuroscience (both neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders), and evidence-based treatments. The topics you explore will relate to specific psychopathologies (e.g. posttraumatic stress disorder), specific life stages (e.g. childhood and adolescence), broad issues in mental health that transcend specific disorders (e.g. sleep, social support), and examine mental health in numerous settings (e.g. clinical, medical, and occupational).