Behavioral Medicine (4 weeks) [PA 305] 4 credits (View All)
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Exposes students to varied mental health problems, in such settings as wards, clinics, and multiservice centers. Students are expected to perform mental status examinations and cognitive testing. Emphasizes recognizing various types of mental health problems that require referral to a specialist and managing problems that can be handled by the non-specialist. Assists students in furthering their understanding of effective patient interactions and the mental health components of health, disease, and disability.