|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
Available to students eligible to enrol in MPsych, DPsych or any postgraduate diploma or certificate.
This subject provides an introductory perspective on the position of the older adults in modern society and information on the more common physical, psychological and neurological disorders in older adults. Students will become familiar with the major issues that affect older people such as retirement, bereavement and changes in interpersonal and intergenerational relationships. Topics will include the major theories of ageing, typical and successful ageing, the assessment and treatment of common anxiety and mood disorders, the identification of common health problems including neurological conditions associated with ageing and the role of psychological approaches in managing these conditions.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; participate in all scheduled classes; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.
|JCU Singapore, Intensive, Study Period 58|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Face to face teaching (TBA)|
|Coord/Lect:||Professor Nigel Marsh.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.