Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:May, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 10 weeks x 3.5 hour seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Suresh Sundram
T: +61 3 8344 8975
|Subject Overview:||The aim of this stream is to introduce the student to the neurosciences and their relationship to psychiatry. The student will be exposed to the diversity of this field and understand how this knowledge is integrated to understanding the individual and their illness.|
|Assessment:||Critical review of literature and class presentation (50%) and a written assessment (50%)|
Kaplan and Sadock Synopsis of Psychiatry Section 3
Charney, DJ, Nestler, EJ and Bunnery, B (Eds) " Neurobiology of mental illness". Oxford University Press, 1999.
Eric J. Nestler, Steven E Hyman, Robert C. Malenka "Molecular Basis of Neuropharmacology: A Foundation for Clinical Neuroscience" McGraw-Hill (2001)
Gary B. Kapla, (Editor), Ronald P. Hammer Jr. Brain Circuitry and Signalling in Psychiatry: Basic Science and Clinical Implications (Progress in Psychiatry, 61) American Psychiatric Press (2002)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Psychiatry |
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