Adult Psychopathology

Course code 73327

This course provides an understanding of a range of adult psychological disorders. The focus is on the aetiology, assessment and treatment of the disorders.


How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

Topics covered include

  • anxiety (agoraphobia, panic, post-traumatic stress, generalised anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • depression
  • bipolar disorder
  • suicide
  • schizophrenia
  • alcohol-related problems
  • eating disorders
  • personality disorders and
  • bicultural and ethical issues in intervention.


To study this course you will require access to a computer, the Internet and email.

Set texts

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.


This course is 100% internally assessed.