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PsychologyPsychiatryPsychiatric DisordersPsychotherapy

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100% online
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 5 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

An Introduction to the Disorder

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 49 min)
6 videos
Louis Wain's Cats4m
Prevalence, Demographics, and Etiology8m
Symptoms of Schizophrenia: Positive, Negative, and Disorganized9m
Diagnosis and Cognitive Defects9m
Introduction to the Neuroscience of the Disorder5m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Symptom Assessment and History

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 42 min)
4 videos
Demonstration: Negative Symptoms Example11m
History of the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia10m
History of Treatments for Schizophrenia11m
1 practice exercise
Midterm Exam30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Neuroanatomy and Neuroimaging

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 28 min)
5 videos
Demonstration: Recovered Patient5m
Human Neuroanatomy and History of Neuroimaging5m
Structural Neuroimaging5m
Functional Neuroimaging4m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Psychological Science

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 65 min)
8 videos
Dopamine Hypothesis - Part 26m
Psychology of Schizophrenia: Introduction and History5m
Cognitive Deficits11m
Social Cognition4m
Cognition, Social Cognition, and Functioning8m
Psychological Mechanisms of Delusions and Hallucinations4m
Psychological Theories13m

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