Counseling 6: Abnormal Psychology – DSM-V

Instructor: Ihab Istafanous, M.D  Psychiatrist   
COURSE   DESCRIPTION 1-STUDY THE DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA OF DSM-1V OF PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS, 2-DEVELOP THE ABILITY  FOR THE DIFFERENTIAL  DIAGNOSIS . THE STUDENTS WILL  BE PROVIDED  BY  CLINICAL  CASES   IN WEEKLY BASIS . 3- OVERVIEW ON TREATMENT PLAN FOR EACH DISORDER, ANXIETY D/O, MOOD D/O EATING D/O, AND PERSONALITY D/O COURSE   OBJECTIVES AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE COURSE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO DIAGNOSE THE PATHOLOGICAL BEHAVIOR USING  DSM1V-TR REQUIRED TEXT Please consult with counselor prior to purchasing books for this course. 1-SYNOPSIS  OF  PSYCHIATRY  BY KAPLAN  AND SADOCK 2-  QUICK  REFERENCE  TO THE  DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA  FROM  DSM-1V-TR PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC   ASSOCIATION 3-DSM-1V-TR CASEBOOK  PUBLISHED  BY AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION  PART 1. COURSE   REQUIREMENT
  • Attend on-site lectures.
  • Each week you will be provided by study clinical cases for discussion in each topic to enhance your understanding for each disorder.
  • Each Friday you will be provided by quizzes. The answer should turned by following Friday
  • The average of the 12 week quizzes plus final exam will be the grade for the course.
  • It is an option not an obligation to turn in a paper in any of the psychiatric d/o we study in course to improve your grade.
  • A 90-100                   B 80-89                    C 70-80%  ( only gets certificate of attendance)
ON –SITE LEARNING The instructor will provide an overview of mood d/o anxiety d/o, personality d/o and eating d/o. The instructor will provide quick overview on treatment plan for each disorder. The instructor will meet with each student individually to understand their different ability of learning. DISTANCE LEARNING SCHEDULE WEEK 1 TOPIC: MAJOR DEPRESSIVE D/O; READING :PAGES: 534-544 Read prior to onsite meeting. SYNOPSIS KAPLAN AND SADOCK WEEK 2 TOPIC: BIPOLAR D/O READING PAGES; 544-672 WEEK3 TOPIC: PANIC D/O READING PAGES; 599-609 WEEK 4 TOPIC SOCIAL PHOBIA READING PAGES; 609-615 WEEK 5 TOPIC OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE D/O READING PAGES; 616-622 WEEK 6 TOPIC   ; POST TRAUMATIC D/O READING PAGES 623-631 WEEK 7 : TOPIC; GENERALIZED ANXIETY D/O READING PAGES 632-635 WEEK 8 TOPIC; SOMATOFORM  D/O READING PAGES  643-661 WEEK 9 TOPIC; EATING D/O READING PAGES 739-755 WEEK 10 TOPIC; GENDER IDENTITY D/O Reading pages 730-733 WEEK 11 TOPIC PERSONALITY D/O 1 READING PAGES 803-812 WEEK 12 TOPIC PERSONALITY D/O 2 READING PAGES 812-821 WEEK 13 FINAL EXAM AND GRADING.

DSM V-Part 2

 

Instructor: Dr. Ihab Istafanous, M.D. Psychiatrist

E-mail: istafanous@uthscsa.edu       &  Cell 210-334-7477
Course Description:
A study of behavioral and psychological deviation from the norm with special attention to schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, trauma and stressor-related disorders, dissociative disorders, somatic symptom and related disorders, disruptive and impulse control disorders, and suicide prevention. Course Objectives: 1- Comprehensive review of the diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, trauma and stressor-related disorders, dissociative disorders, somatic symptom and related disorders, disruptive and impulse control disorders, and suicide prevention. 2- Provide an overview on how the above disorders present in the field of Christian ministry and in the church environment. 3- Equip students with enough knowledge to early identify and refer individuals who may be suffering from the above disorders. Early identification can help in providing early evaluation and management by qualified providers. 4- Provide a quick overview of the different treatment modalities to be able to assist patients in maintaining better adherence to treatment and provide support while treatment is implemented. Required Text: Will be provided during on site meeting Course requirement
  1. Attend all on-site lectures.
  2. Have access to the internet and basic typing skills.
  3. There will be mid-Term and a final exam.
  4. Passing grade is 70%. Delay in turning in the exams may reduce the score by 25%.
  5. On site instructor will give an overview of schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders as well as neurodevelopmental disorders.
  6. Grading scale  A 90-100                   B 80-89                    C 70-80%  ( only gets certificate of attendance)
Test Schedule Percentage of course grade
 Test 1 Test 2 Final Test 30% 30% 40%
Course Requirements:
  1. Attending the course’s lectures in the announced conference.
  2. Having daily access to the Internet and basic typing skills.
  3. Turning assignments after the dead line may reduce the score by 1 points per day with a max of seven days.
Distance Learning Lesson Schedule
Week Lesson
Week 1 Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
Week 2 Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
Week 3 Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
Week 4 Neurodevelopmental disorders
Week 5 Neurodevelopmental disorders
Week 6 Neurodevelopmental disorders
Week 7 Neurodevelopmental disorders
Week 8 Trauma and stressor-related disorders
Week 9 Dissociative disorders
Week 10 Disruptive and impulse control
Week 11 Disruptive and impulse control
Week 12 Suicide