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 sequence introduces
students to clinical psychiatry. The sequence focuses on the clinical diagnosis
and treatment of psychiatric disorders, with those elements of neurobiology,
behavioral science, and pharmacology that are essential to the understanding of
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: Cocaine-Related Psychiatric
Disorders Clinical Presentation, Differential Diagnoses, Laboratory Studies,
Imaging Studies, Medical Care, Medication Summary: Benzodiazepines,
Antipsychotic agentsand Antidepressants.