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IL002 - Navigating Psychopathology

  • Module code: IL002
  • Module name: Navigating Psychopathology
  • Department: Institute of Advanced Teaching and Learning
  • Credit: 12, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module will focus on a critical account of the development of psychiatry and mental health as a branch of neuroscience. The module will be multi-disciplinary and will draw on intellectual history, history of medicine, sociology of medicine and neuroscience, psychiatry, neuroimaging, neuropsychology, neuroscience, psychoanalysis, philosophy and literature.

Principal learning outcomes

•Understand and use concepts from different disciplines that interface around psychopathology and mental health, and recognise the different uses of evidence and argument; •Become aware of different ways of conceptualizing mental disorder and the critiques of those conceptions; •Acquire an appreciation of how mental illness has been viewed from a variety of perspectives; •Critically reflect on the evolution of their own ideas, beliefs and values on psychopathology and on the experiences of people with mental ill-health; •Communicate effectively with their peers and with academics and develop collaborative skills (across disciplines) of listening, giving and receiving feedback and achieving resolution; •Articulate arguments orally and through well-argued essay writing, supported by wide reading and research.

Timetabled teaching activities

Autumn Term Tuesdays 15.00-17.00 pm for 10 weeks

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/iatl/activities/modules/ugmodules/np/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: IL002-12)
A (Assessed work only) 3500 word essay 60%
  1000 words (5000 words max) Reflective Journal 40%
15 CATS (Module code: IL002-15)
A (Assessed work only) 3500 word essay 60%
  1000 words (5000 words max) Reflective Journal 40%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 2
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  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
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