Institute of Behavioral Medicine

Organization profile

Organisation profile

We currently have Clinical Psychology Program, Psychiatric Medicine Program,and Behavioral Neuroscience Program: Clinical Psychology Program 1. This program is designed to equip students with knowledge and skill in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology for (1)analyzing the causes of abnormal behavior and mental disorders as well as their impact on health and physical illness (psychopathology); (2)utilizing reliable and effective evaluating tools and designs to assess the abnormal behavior and mental disorders (behavioral and psychological assessment); (3)employing efficient skills to modify abnormal behavior and mental disorders (behavioral modification or psychotherapy) to achieve the-state-of-the-art level in prognosis therapy, rehabilitation, and prevention of mental illness. 2. Graduate students are expected to be strongly motivated to conduct scientific research on unsolved and important issues of the causality of mental disorders, the interaction of mental illness and physical health, behavioral assessment and modification via objective, replicable procedures and methods. Moreover, discussion and suggestions extended from the research results are obligated to be disseminated by the graduate students in the peer-reviewed journals. 3. Social involvement and devotedness are especially encouraged in this program. Graduate students are anticipated to provide service, including consultation, educational and training workshops and related activities in an attempt to promote physical and psychological health. Psychiatric Medicine & Program Behavioral Neuroscience 1. These two programs are designed to equip students with current and edge-writing research skills and methodology in Behavioral Neuroscience and Molecular genetics. 2. Graduate students are expected to develop an academic career to employ the empirical science to investigate the cause and the underlying mechanisms of mental diseases.

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Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Parkinson Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity Medicine & Life Sciences
Occupational Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Executive Function Medicine & Life Sciences
Polychlorinated Biphenyls Medicine & Life Sciences
Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers Medicine & Life Sciences
Child Development Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2009 2019

Research Output 1986 2019

More than an “inverted-U”? An exploratory study of the association between the catechol-o-methyltransferase gene polymorphism and executive functions in Parkinson’s disease

Fang, Y. J., Tan, C. H., Tu, S. C., Liu, C. Y. & Yu, R-L., 2019 Mar 1, In : PloS one. 14, 3, e0214146.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Catechol O-Methyltransferase
catechol
Parkinson disease
Executive Function
methyltransferases

Observation and Imitation of Social Emotions Are Essential for Improving Cognitive and Affective Theory of Mind in Schizophrenia: A Meta-Analysis

Yeh, P. Y., Yu, L., Guo, N-W., Lin, W. C. & Wu, C. K., 2019 Jun 1, In : Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 207, 6, p. 474-481 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Theory of Mind
Meta-Analysis
Schizophrenia
Emotions
Observation

Student theses

中文簡短式智能評估與盧-尼神經心理測驗組篩檢測驗於創傷性腦傷患者之適用性探討

Author: 士榮, 王., 2019

Supervisor: Guo, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis