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Module MENTAL HEALTH

Module code: PS351
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Department: PSYCHOLOGY
International: Yes
Coordinator: Dr Brenda O'Connell (PSYCHOLOGY)
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Conceptualizations of mental health; the concept of 'abnormality' in psychology; key theoretical paradigms in understanding mental health; the social context of mental health and illness; the classification of psychological disorders including psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and personality disorders; current evidence regarding aetiology, prevention and treatment of common disorders; the lived experience of mental illness. Module Objectives: To introduce students to the key conceptual approaches to understanding mental health and current evidence regarding the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders.

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