Adult Psychiatry I

Subject PSYT90003 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 12 weeks x 3.5-hour seminars
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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Ms Ros Hendy,
Subject Overview:

Adult psychiatric illnesses form the mainstay of clinical psychiatric practice and any clinical practitioner needs to understand these core illnesses. Hence this subject, along with Adult Psychiatry II will addres the theoretical underpinnings of the common adult psychiatric disorders, to provide the candidate with practical clinical information and to encourage an understanding of the tasks of adulthood in the life cycle.

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Assessment: One short-answer examination paper (3-hours), similar in style to the RANZCP - Part I, Day 1 written exam.
Prescribed Texts: Kaplan H I, Sadock B J. Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Williams and Wilkins
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Psychiatry

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