HPS778 - Biological and Neuropsychological Perspectives on Disorder
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)|
Students must be enrolled in H750 Master of Psychology (Clinical) to enrol in this unit
1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight
This unit provides students with an understanding of the biological bases of behaviour and a conceptualisation of the integrated nature of biology and psychology. It is designed to review and extend students understanding of behavioural neuroscience and the relationship between human biology and psychopathology. Topics covered include neuroanatomy, neurotransmitters, endocrinology, genetics and psychopharmacology. Emphasis will be placed on understanding how biological, psychological and social issues all contribute to the presentation of neuropsychological disorders, psychopathology and behaviour in general.
Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2000 words) 30%
Assessment task 2: Oral presentation 20%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%
Unit Fee Information
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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