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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 5093

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
157082

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2022.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To develop and apply knowledge of the aetiology, diagnosis, classification, assessment, description and treatment of psychological disorders.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of the assessment, diagnosis (using current major diagnostic classification systems), aetiology (including psychological models), and treatment of psychological problems across the spectrum of severity and the adult age range.

Textbook(s)

American Psychiatric Association 2013, Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders , 5th Edition, Author, Arlington, VA

Craighead, W. E., Miklowitz, D. J., & Craighead, L. W. (Eds.) 2017, Psychopathology: History, diagnosis, and empirical foundations, 3rd Edn, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Report 2250 words 50% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 50% total of 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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