In both of these specialisations, you’ll:
- be confronted with real-world mental health problems
- gain insight into clinical intervention strategies and diagnostics
- develop scientific research skills
- be able to do an internship
In the adult psychopathology specialisation:
- you’ll focus on personality disorders, psychotic disorders and somatoform disorders (they struggle with);
- you’ll be familiarised with scientifically substantiated treatment methods and you’ll learn how you can diagnose and monitor disorders.
Psychopathology of children and adolescents
In the psychopathology of children and adolescents specialisation:
- you’ll study developmental problems and disorders in children and adolescents by focussing on both internal and external factors. For children with ADHD, for example, both natural predisposition and nutrition are taken into consideration. you’ll study (the) developmental disorders, internalising disorders and externalising disorders in children and adolescents (by focussing on both internal and external factors);
- you’ll gain in-depth knowledge of the many different mental health problems children and adolescents are confronted with. Emphasis of this programme is on behaviour. You’ll be familiarised with scientifically substantiated treatments and you’ll learn how to detect and monitor disorders.