MOM 2015 : Behavioral Health

Credits 2

The Behavioral Health course provides students with a thorough presentation of the medical specialty of psychiatry. The course introduces foundational concepts including the diagnostic manual, the psychiatric interview, laboratory and imaging studies in psychiatry, and developmental psychology. Psychiatric diagnoses including epidemiology, criteria, relevant neuroanatomy, and approved treatment options including psychopharmacology will be highlighted. Additional topics including psychotherapies, interventional psychiatry, complimentary and integrative modalities, safety assessments, psychiatric hospitalization, and population specific treatment will be considered.