Psychopathology

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychopathology

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    At the end of this module students should be able to: critically interrogate mainstream approaches collect, analyses and evaluate information communicate effectively develop problem solving skills reflect on and explore effective learning strategies be culturally and aesthetically sensitive develop a social justice perspective
    Main Content
    Revision of diagnostic classification system Aetiology of mental disorders Anxiety disorders Mood disorders and suicide Eating disorders Personality disorders Substance-related disorders Sexual variants, abuse and dysfunctions Schizophrenia

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.