Behavioural Sciences in Medicine

Behavioural Sciences in Medicine

Behavioural Sciences in Medicine began teaching courses in 1974. Its role is to teach in the area of behavioural sciences as they relate to medicine and to carry out research into a broad range of topics related to the interface between medicine and the social sciences.

Current research projects include research into people with intellectual disabilities and mental illness in the court system; and empathy, self-efficacy and behavioural problems of people with Asperger's syndrome and high functioning autism.