Psychocriminology 706

Module code KRM 706
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

In psychocriminology attention is given to psychological disorders that may lead to the committing of crime, or that are regarded as criminal in nature by the legal system and psychological disorders that may occur as a result of having been the victim of crime. Specific themes to which attention are given include the following: defence and criminal liability with regard to mental disorders, personality disorders, suicide; sexual offences and substance abuse.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Social Work and Criminology
Period of presentation Quarter 2

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