At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
Understand human behavior and its application in patient care.
Understand the concept of motivation, its impact on human behavior and illness related behavior.
Understand different types of emotions and their impact on health of the individual.
Define learning; comprehend different types of learning and conditioning. State methods of effective learning and demonstrate application of learning in treatment.
Understand different cognitive processes, comprehend memory process, and describe short term memory and differentiate with long term memory. List causes of forgetting, and illustrate methods of improving memory.
Comprehend concept of thinking and its application to health care.
Understand nature of intelligence, explain growth of intelligence, compare role of heredity and environment in intellectual development. Method of assessment of intelligence.
Define personality, list determinants of personality, understand different theories of personality and learn methods of personality assessment