University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PSYCHIAT 3200 - Fundamentals of Biological Psychiatry

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to 2nd year MBBS students; 3rd year BPSYC and 3rd year BHMS students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Pre-Requisite: HLTH SC 2104 or ANAT SC 2006 or MEDIC ST 1000B
Assessment: Quizzes, Literature Review, Group Poster, Final Essay, Final 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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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23118 LE01 100 43 28 Jul - 28 Jul Tuesday 4pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Jul - 16 Sep Wednesday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
11 Aug - 11 Aug Tuesday 4pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
25 Aug - 25 Aug Tuesday 4pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
8 Sep - 8 Sep Tuesday 4pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
6 Oct - 6 Oct Tuesday 4pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
7 Oct - 28 Oct Wednesday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
20 Oct - 20 Oct Tuesday 4pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23120 TU02 30 FULL 4 Aug - 4 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
18 Aug - 18 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
1 Sep - 1 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
15 Sep - 15 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
13 Oct - 13 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
27 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
23121 TU03 30 6 3 Aug - 3 Aug Monday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S411, Teaching Room
17 Aug - 17 Aug Monday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S411, Teaching Room
31 Aug - 31 Aug Monday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S411, Teaching Room
14 Sep - 14 Sep Monday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S411, Teaching Room
12 Oct - 12 Oct Monday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S411, Teaching Room
26 Oct - 26 Oct Monday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S411, Teaching Room