Introduction to Paediatric Psychology

This course is an intermediate level course in child psychology. It is intended to build greater understanding of the interface between child psychology and medicine, with a focus on how illness can affect development in children. The impact of acute and chronic illness on children transcends their physical health and this course is aimed at teaching students about distinct neuropsycholoigical, emotional, interpersonal and daily living issues that emerge for children who become ill.

Modular Credits: 4
Workload: 2-1-0-2-5
Prerequisite(s): PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and PL3234
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week