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PSYCHIAT 3200 - Fundamentals of Biological Psychiatry

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3420
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to 2nd year MBBS students; 3rd year BPSYC and 3rd year BHLTH students
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Pre-Requisite: ANAT SC 1102 and (PATHOL 2200 or HLTHSC 2104). No prerequisites will be required for MBBS students
Assessment: Literature review, group poster presentation, essay, exam
Syllabus:

This course aims to convey fundamental knowledge and understanding of Biological Psychiatry. Biological Psychiatry represents a multidisciplinary approach towards understanding psychiatric disease with input from the fields of genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, and neurobiology. The course will begin with material introducing the field of Biological Psychiatry and will then go on to elucidate some of the more prevalent psychiatric disorders affecting Australia (both indigenous populations and otherwise) and the rest of the world. Subsequent material will then cover the scientific approaches and techniques commonly used in the field of Biological Psychiatry to investigate the causes, the underlying biological mechanisms, as well as potential therapeutic interventions relevant for psychiatric disorders.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 3 $1,324 Band 3 $1,324 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3420 Mon 11/08/2014 Sun 31/08/2014 Fri 19/09/2014 Fri 31/10/2014


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22132 LE01 60 20 31 Jul - 31 Jul Thursday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
31 Jul - 18 Sep Thursday 1pm - 3pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
14 Aug - 14 Aug Thursday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
28 Aug - 28 Aug Thursday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
11 Sep - 11 Sep Thursday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
9 Oct - 9 Oct Thursday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
9 Oct - 30 Oct Thursday 1pm - 3pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
23 Oct - 23 Oct Thursday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22133 TU01 20 9 5 Aug - 5 Aug Tuesday 10am - 11am Hughes, 111b, Tutorial Room
19 Aug - 19 Aug Tuesday 10am - 11am Hughes, 111b, Tutorial Room
2 Sep - 2 Sep Tuesday 10am - 11am Hughes, 111b, Tutorial Room
16 Sep - 16 Sep Tuesday 10am - 11am Hughes, 111b, Tutorial Room
14 Oct - 14 Oct Tuesday 10am - 11am Hughes, 111b, Tutorial Room
28 Oct - 28 Oct Tuesday 10am - 11am Hughes, 111b, Tutorial Room
22134 TU02 20 6 29 Jul - 16 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Medical School Sth, SG21a, Problem Based Learning Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Medical School Sth, SG21a, Problem Based Learning Room
22135 TU03 10 5 5 Aug - 5 Aug Tuesday 8am - 9am Schulz, 308b, Seminar Room
19 Aug - 19 Aug Tuesday 8am - 9am Schulz, 308b, Seminar Room
2 Sep - 2 Sep Tuesday 8am - 9am Schulz, 308b, Seminar Room
16 Sep - 16 Sep Tuesday 8am - 9am Schulz, 308b, Seminar Room
14 Oct - 14 Oct Tuesday 8am - 9am Schulz, 308b, Seminar Room
28 Oct - 28 Oct Tuesday 8am - 9am Schulz, 308b, Seminar Room
22136 TU04 11 1 7 Aug - 7 Aug Thursday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG23, Lecture Room
21 Aug - 21 Aug Thursday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG23, Lecture Room
4 Sep - 4 Sep Thursday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG23, Lecture Room
18 Sep - 18 Sep Thursday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG23, Lecture Room
16 Oct - 16 Oct Thursday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG23, Lecture Room
30 Oct - 30 Oct Thursday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG23, Lecture Room