Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
30 contact hours with an estimated total time commitment of 170 hours (including non-contact time)
Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours) or the Bachelor of Science (Honours) to complete this subject.
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
A basic knowledge of pharmacology / physiology
|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.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Trevor Norman
Associate Professor Trevor Norman
This subject will provide students with an introduction to medications used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. The subject allows students to understand the biological basis of psychiatric disorders as derived from studies on the mechanism of action of the major classes of psychotropic medications.
Upon completion of this subject the student should be able to:
Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology. Neuro-scientific Basis and Practical Applications, Third Edition, Cambridge University Press 2008
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Time management skills by planning and submitting work by the required deadlines.
To be awarded Honours with a specialisation in Psychiatry, students must successfully complete the following:
Psychopharmacology [Psychiatry (Austin Health)] |
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