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Mental Health - PHAR7122

Year - 2020

This unit of study will cover the aetiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of the following common mental health problems: anxiety disorders, depression, substance abuse, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders amongst other conditions. This unit of study will focus particularly on medication management issues in consumers with these conditions and the pharmacist's role in managing these consumers. It will also focus on the role of the pharmacist within the broader mental health care system in Australia.

Online discussion forums, assignments and readings.

online webinar participation (5%), online learning module activities (40%), case study assignments (40%), essay (15%)

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry (13th ed). Wiley Blackwell


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Timothy Chen
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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