|1.||Articulate the aetiology of the major disorders and identify case-specific aetiological factors in clients;|
|2.||Critically evaluate diagnostic classification systems and their application;|
|3.||Identify and justify appropriate diagnoses and case formulations that factor in cultural and social contexts and influences; and|
|4.||Articulate an understanding of developmental factors and associated symptom patterns across the lifespan.|
|Assignment||Written assignment (1500 words)||30%|
|Case Study||Case-based assessment (1800 words)||40%|
|Test||Test (Multiple choice and Short Answer) (2 hours)||30%|
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5-TR 5th ed.
American Psychiatric Association (2013)
Arlington, VA, USA. American Psychiatric Association
Psychodynamic diagnostic manual
PDM Task Force (2006)
Silver Spring, MD: Alliance of Psychoanalytic Organisations
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