ABOUT THE COURSE
This course is intended for medical students both UG and PG (from any speciality) as an introduction to Psychiatry and other mental health issues. It will be useful for Psychology and Neurosciences students too as it provides an overview of Psychiatric illnesses and their treatment as well as the biological /psychological basis of behavior.
MBBS doctors,undergraduate in Psychology, neurosciences and Post Graduate students in any medical discipline.
No Specific Courses Required. Basic Knowledge about Brain should suffice.
INDUSTRIES THAT WILL RECOGNIZE THIS COURSE
|MODULE 1 - Brain and Behaviour –approaches|
|MODULE 2 - Diagnostic process in Psychiatry|
|- Mental Status Examination1|
|- Mental status examination 2|
|- Classificatory systems|
|- Psychological testing|
|MODULE 3 - Psychiatric Disorders and their treatment-1|
|- Organic syndromes|
|- Mood Disorders|
|- Anxiety disorders|
|- Obsessive Compulsive disorders|
|MODULE 4 - Psychiatric Disorders and their treatment -2|
|- Childhood Disorders-introduction|
|- Learning disability|
|- Other disorders|
1. Synopsis of Psychiatry –Kaplan and Sadock