10 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module covers a general classification of mental health and learning difficulties from medical, psychological and social perspectives. The child and adult are a focus of the module where mental health and learning difficulties are presented and understood from childhood into adult life.

Staff Contact: Dr Judy Clegg
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Notes: MMedSci Clinical Communication Studies accredited by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

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