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Clinical Psychology

Enrolment code: KHA205/305

Offered: Hobart: semester 1,

Special note: This unit is part of the accredited program in Psychology and must be taken by students proceeding to Honours in Psychology.

Unit description:

Introduces a range of issues and topics in clinical psychology and psychopathology. Areas covered include assessment and treatment of disordered behaviours, such as anxiety and mood disorders, substance related disorders, suicidal behaviours, post-traumatic stress disorder, occupational stress, personality disorders, eating disorders, impulse control disorders, sexual deviance, and schizophrenia. A lifespan approach to clinical psychology is considered. Consideration is given to a range of therapeutic strategies employed by the clinical psychologist in the treatment of disordered behaviour. Students develop interviewing and counselling skills through participation in laboratory class exercises and elementary techniques for the management of specific psychological disorders are also introduced.

Staff Dr J Haines (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures, 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites (KHA101 and KHA102 ) or KHA100  
Corequisites KHA201 or KHA301  
Mutual exclusions KHA200, KHA202, KHA220, KHA230, KHA254/354  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (50%), lab test (40%), skills assessment (10%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Davison GC & Neale JM, Abnormal Psychology, ISBN 0471318116 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Psychology  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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