HSL0176-H18 - Heilinn, sjúkdómar og lyf

This course introduces some of the most common neurological and psychiatric diseases, their biological background, causes, multimodal diagnosis and interdisciplinary treatment. Special emphasis will be put on the role of the psychologist in the management and assessment of each of the covered diseases. A general introduction to psychosocial and biological approaches to mental illness will be given. An overview over psychopharmacology and pharmacokinetics concludes the course.