Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


POPLPRAC 702 - Primary Mental Health

15 Points

Semester 1
Tamaki

Description


Provides an overview of the recognition and primary care management of adult mental health. A clinically focused course for primary care practitioners. The content covers high prevalence conditions (depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders) along with assessment and treatment options. Long term conditions -- bipolar affective disorder and schizophrenia are discussed. Topics include recovery, cultural approaches, resilience, psychosomatic interface, stigma, CBT techniques for depression, insomnia, and alcohol and drugs.

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POPLPRAC 702 course outline
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