Adult Psychopathology

PSY60001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent 
     

Contact hours

  • 36 hours Face to Face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Prerequisites

Admission to Master of Psychology (Clinical); Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical); Doctor of Psychology (Clinical and Forensic) or equivalent

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit provides advanced critical appreciation of theoretical and phenomenological models of psychopathology in adults. A further aim is for students to be able to apply this knowledge in assessment, diagnosis and formulation in a range of clinical settings and across a range of client presentations.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Integrate theoretical and phenomenological models of psychopathology in adults
2. Critically evaluate major taxonomies in psychopathology and their clinical application in a range of settings
3. Apply diagnostic and assessment skills