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 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
28981 LEC0 70 30 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22628 TU01 30 FULL 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
22629 TU02 30 20 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 3pm - 4pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 3pm - 4pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room