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Psychological Assessment and Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 3 - PSYC994

This unit will cover theoretical models of development of psychopathology across the lifespan, as well as evidence based assessment of adult and child mental and neurological disorders including memory and cognitive disorders; autism spectrum disorders; sleep disorders and stress and trauma-related disorders including Adjustment disorder and Complex trauma.

Methods for differential diagnosis as well as treatment planning for comorbidity will be covered. Assessment techniques of these disorders using clinical interviews and will also involve knowledge of self-report measures, and use of behavioural observations where appropriate.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Philippe Gilchrist, Professor Kerry Sherman
Prerequisites:

PSYC988 and PSYC989 Prerequisite Information

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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Human Sciences

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