Course level



Health & Behavioural Sciences


Psychology School




One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Tutorial hours


PY256, PSYC2241

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Compulsory tutorial attendance, 1500 word assignment, group tutorial presentation, final exam

Course coordinator


Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

Not offered in 2016
This course focuses on both typical adolescent development and some of the most common psychological disorders experienced by adolescents including eating disorders, mood disorders and self-harm behaviours. The lectures will be accompanied by a tutorial program aimed at promoting discussion and deeper understanding of concepts presented in lectures and developing practical knowledge around the areas of assessment, differential diagnosis and treatment.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile