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Course Title[Course Code]:Neuropsychology.[080204]

Faculty: Arts
Department: Psychology
Program: Psychology
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Master-Not Available)
Hours:
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing students to the main concepts of genetics and neurology and physiology, and how they affect disorders and aggressive behavior. This course includes a study of definitions of neuropsychology, its origin, development, contributions of the scholars, and research methodologies, a discussion of topics such as anxiety and its categories, depression and its types, schizophrenia and factors of neurological diseases. It also investigates chemical agents, genetic factors and environmental factors related to neurology and their effect on personality disorders, anti-community / antisocial behavior, psychopathic personality, and methods of neuroimaging, and neuropsychological studies.