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Postgraduate | CUR-PSB530 | 2023

Crime and Mental Health

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Delve into the complex relationship between crime and mental illness. Examine links between offending, violence, mental disorder, and substance abuse. Get critical with an evidence-based approach that separates media representations from actual research.

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Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023
  • 27 Nov 2023
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Price from

$3,684

Upfront cost

$0

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About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. articulate the complex relationship between mental health and offending
    2. critically evaluate the evidence concerning a range of mental health disorders and offending
    3. discuss the ethical issues inherent to the interface between mental health and criminality
    4. interpret important features of case examples and provide recommendations for best practice.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-PSB530C (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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