Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 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.
CoordinatorDr Terence Chong
Dr Terry Chong
Phone: 8344 6337
Phone: 8344 8975
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.
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|
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