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Pathophysiology Mental Health (NURS 3162)

This course introduces the study of the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders, with a focus on individuals and families experiencing health illness transitions related to mental health. Collaboration is emphasized in the assessment and care of individuals with mental health disorders. Theories such as hope, powerlessness and crisis management provide the basis for the promotion of mental health and self care. Related microbiology, immunology and pharmacology content are integrated throughout to reflect the interrelated and holistic nature of the human response to mental health disorders and healing.



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