in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offer the following
elective courses for medical and graduate students.
PBSCI 525: Psychiatry and the Law
Spring Quarter (M, 7:00-9:20 PM)
Psychiatry and the Law is a dynamic
class taught by Jennifer Piel, PhD and Ed Goldenberg, PhD aimed at trainees
interested in learning more about the fascinating interface of law and
psychiatry. Learners participate in didactic curriculum, explore the ethical
issues in forensic research, and design and complete an individual research
project. To register, go through the main campus registration process.
PBSCI 546/EPI 546: Psychiatric
Offered: Spring Quarter
Psychiatric Epidemiology applies
epidemiological methods to the study of mental illnesses. Topics include
occurrence and distribution of mental illness, classification of psychiatric
disorders; treatment-based vs. community-based studies; epidemiology of
depression and schizophrenia; familial transmission; developmental
epidemiology; mental illness and violence. Prerequisite: one course in
epidemiology or permission of instructor. Offered jointly with EPI 546.