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 and 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.
~2 hours online lectures over 1 semester plus directed reading and independent study
1xonline quiz (40%), 1xexam (60%)