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Psychiatric Foundations for Physical Therapy

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Here is the class outline:

1. Lesson 8: Predisposing and Precipitating Factors to Mental Disorders

This lesson discusses the factors that contributes to mental disorders as well as the mechanism on how these factors could lead to mental illnesses.

2. Lesson 9: Selected Psychiatric Disorder

This lesson specifically discusses the common psychiatric disorders categorized as: Schizophrenia, Neurosis and Psychosis.

3. General Conditions with Associated Psychiatric Symptoms

Conditions with dysfunctions on the Central Nervous System, Endocrine and Cardiovascular System as well as Infectious and Vitamin deficiency diseases could have psychiatric manifestation. This lesson will enumerate these psychiatric symptoms together with the definition and important concept on each particular diseases.

4. Lesson 11: Substance Related Disorders

This lesson will discuss the 3 major substances that are commonly abused and the related psychiatric symptom they could produce.

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