PSY519 Clinical Psychopharmacology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY519 Clinical Psychopharmacology 3 0 6 Monday 17:00-19:50
Prerequisite None It is a prerequisite to

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Course Objectives This course combines clinical psychological issues with biology and psychophysiology and there will be an emphasis placed on the clinical application of medications in the context of psychological services. Additionally, it delivers a basic understanding of integration and collaboration of mental health care into medical and other settings using psychopharmacological treatments.
Textbook 1)Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists, Preston JD, O'Neal JH, Talaga MC, 7th Edition, New Harbinger Publications, 2015. 2)Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists, Muse B., Moore Bret, 3rd edition, Wiley, 2017.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
    Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Group workouts for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Individual and grouped discussions. Visual and written materials will be supplied.
    WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
    Week 1 Introduction, syllabus presentation, course presentation
    Week 2 Introduction to psychopharmacology Chapter 1&2 - Appendix G
    Week 3 The Practice of Clinical Psychopharmacology Chapter 9 (Textbook 2)
    Week 4 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Chapter 3 &4 &21-Appendix A
    Week 5 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics&Quiz Chapter 3 &4 &21-Appendix A
    Week 6 Treatment of psychotic disorder Chapter 11 & 19 -Appendix D
    Week 7 Midterm Exam
    Week 8 Treatment of psychotic disorder Chapter 11 & 19 -Appendix D
    Week 9 Treatment of depression Chapter 7 &16 & 19
    Week 10 Treatment of depression Chapter 7 &16 & 19
    Week 11 Treatment of anxiety and sleep disorders Chapter 9 &10 & 12 & 18
    Week 12 Treatment of anxiety and sleep disorders&Quiz 2 Chapter 9 &10 & 12 & 18
    Week 13 Treatment of bipolar disorder Chapter 8 & 17
    Week 14 Treatment using psychostimulants Chapter 23
    Week 15 Professional, Legal, Ethical, and Interprofessional Issues in Clinical Psychopharmacology Chapter 11 (Textbook 2)
    Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
    Final Exam 1 40
    Semester Evaluation Compenents
    ***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
     Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
            Total Workload Hours = 0
    *T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
    Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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