Sleep and the Mind II (SLEE5016)

UNIT OF STUDY

Aims: To gain knowledge of the effects of psychiatric disorders on sleep and some appreciation of the management of such patients; to understand the concept of sleep hygiene and the importance of behavioural modification as therapy. Content: Psychiatric Disorders and Sleep: Anxiety disorders mood disorders & schizophrenia all have a significant impact upon sleep and are examined in the context of patient management. Behavioural Therapies and Sleep Hygiene: Behavioural modification is very important in the management of a range of sleep disorders and such treatments are examined in this module.

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Classes

~2 hours online lectures over 1 semester plus directed reading and independent study

Assessment

1xonline quiz (40%), 1xexam (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

SLEE5011

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