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Basics of Psychiatry

Structure Type: A part of a study unit
Code: SHA0306F
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: S-SH 2008H
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 2 (2009-2010)
Credits: 1 cr
Responsible Teacher: Nurmi, Regina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2009-2010

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
9S-SH-3A, S-SH-3B2009-08-24 – 2009-10-24Sisko-Margit OsalaFinnish2009-08-14 – 2009-09-06
10S-SH-2A, S-SH-2B2009-10-26 – 2009-12-19Sisko-Margit OsalaFinnish2009-10-05 – 2009-11-01
11S-SH-2CK, S-TH-3A2010-03-08 – 2010-04-30Sisko-Margit OsalaFinnish2010-02-15 – 2010-03-14

Learning Outcomes

The student has an understanding of complex structure of a personality and how disposed it is for disturbance. The student has knowledge of the most common psychiatric functional disorders and illnesses as well as of how they are prevented and treated.


The structure of a personality, the most common psychiatric functional disorders, prevention, care and rehabilitation of psychiatric illnesses.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Lepola, U. et al. 2005. Psykiatria. Helsinki. WSOY.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods


Assessment Methods

Participation in lectures. Exam. Numeric evaluation.