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HPS395 - Clinical Neuroscience

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

E Koukounas (B)

Prerequisite:HPS205
Incompatible with: HPS795
Contact hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per fortnight
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit is designed to provide an advanced examination of current issues, theories, methods, and applications relevant to the area of clinical neuroscience. The unit represents an extension of the principles introduced in HPS205 Behavioural Neuroscience to clinical disorders with a biological basis. Topics covered include: neural trauma and recovery neurodegenerative disorders; psychopharmacology and the principles of drug action; the biological treatment of schizophrenia, depression and anxiety; psychophysics and neuropsychological assessment; theories and disorders of sensation, perception, and action; higher-level functions.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours) 60%, written assignment (1500 words) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$706$706$706$2542$2714

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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