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330.669.11 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MAJOR MENTAL DISORDERS

Department: Mental Health
Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Peter Zandi
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:
Description:

Presents an overview of the epidemiology of schizophrenia and associated syndromes, affective psychosis including bipolar disorder, and autism and related syndromes. The course will assume basic knowledge of the clinical features of the syndromes, but will touch briefly on issues of assessment in the context of epidemiology. The course will include the fundamentals of descriptive epidemiology for each syndrome (prevalence, incidence, natural history); consequences of the syndromes for impairment, disability, and general health; and an assessment of risk factors for the syndromes, including a discussion of the genetic epidemiology of the syndromes.

Learning Objective(s):

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: to be added later


Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and/or a final exam.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Mon 06/11/2012 - Fri 06/15/2012
  • Monday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Wednesday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Thursday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Friday 1:30 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015