reviews descriptive and analytic epidemiology for major mental disorders of
childhood, adulthood, and late adult life. The course note will also examine
issues of classification and the nosology of psychiatric disorders as well as
operational case definitions and the measurement techniques to enhance field
surveys and risk factor research.
This note covers the following topics: thinking critically with
psychological science, methods, neuroscience and behavior, nature, nurture and
human diversity, sensation and perception, transcript, operant conditioning,
memory, psychological disorders, therapy and social psychology.
This note covers the following topics related to Substance-Induced Mood
Disorders: Substances Linked to Depression or Mania, Etiology, Epidemiology,
DSM-IV-TR Classification of SIMD, Evaluation of SIMD, Differential Diagnosis,
Screening Laboratory Tests, CT Scanning, MRI, and EEG, Pharmacologic and Other
Treatment Considerations, Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Prevention and