TR EN

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
PSY480 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of this lesson is to give a general knowledge about drugs used for the treatment of mental disorders.
Contents of the Course Unit: This lesson includes principals of psychopharmacology, neurotransmitter systems, classification and the action mechanisms of drugs used for the treatment of mental disorders.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

1. the student will be able to classify the groups of drugs used for different mental disorders. 2. the student will be able to define the mechanism of action of different drug groups. 3. the student will be able to tell at least some of the adverse effects of psychotrophic drugs. 4. the student will be able to tell if a person with a mental disorder needs pharmacological treatment in a given case example. 5. the student will be able to define neurotransmitters in the brain and their major role.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature overview What is Psychopharmacology? Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
2 Literature overview Pharmacocinetics and Pharmacodynamics Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
3 Literature overview Brain structure and Neurotransmitters Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
4 Literature overview Neurotransmitters Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
5 Literature overview Classification of drugs used for mental disorders Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
6 Literature overview Antipsychotics Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
7 Literature overview Antipsychotics Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature overview Antidepressants Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
10 Literature overview Mood Stabilizers Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
11 Literature overview ADHD Drugs Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
12 Literature overview Anxiolytics Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
13 Literature overview Other drugs Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
14 Literature overview General overview Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
15 Literature overview General overview Verbal lecture, questions and answers, case examples, videos
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

1-Kaplan and Saddock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry, 11.Edition 2-Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology, Stephen M. Stahl, 4 Edition. Cambridge. 3-The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry, 13 Edition.Wiley Blackwell, 2018

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 0 0 0
Preliminary & Further Study 0 0 0
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Final Exam 0 0 0
Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 0 0 0
Total Workload of the Course Unit 0
Workload (h) / 25.5 0
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 0,0