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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY71060 - Biological Foundations of Clinical Practice

(3 to 4 units)
This course focuses on topics in the neurosciences that have direct clinical and forensic implications and applications. The course is divided into four main sections: neuropsychology (anatomy and physiology of the brain and autonomic nervous system, neuro-maturation, commonly encountered neurologic disorders that present with psychiatric symptoms), neurobiology of psychiatric disorders (with a focus on anxiety, depression and psychological trauma, psychosomatic medicine; also addressed are treatment implications derived from this body of research), the neuroscience perspectives on psychotherapy and medical disorders that present with psychiatric symptomatology.