MFT 540 - Fundamental Concepts of Psychiatry

Description
This course is designed to introduce the student to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-%). Through the use of lecture, case vignettes, extensive descriptions, video presentations, and class discussion, the student will be better able to comprehend the standard diagnostic criteria applied to patients. The class will explore how culture, gender, and other aspects of diversity intersect with psychiatric diagnosis. Additionally, we will look at some of the changes incorporated in DSM-5, differing from DSM-IV.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
Tu
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1