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Medical Psychology

 

General Medicine, 3rd year Medical Students

Institute of Behavioral Sciences

2016/2017

2nd Semester

General information:

Medical Psychology course contains both lectures and seminars. The lectures are held in the first seven weeks (Friday, 8.00-9.30 am) at the NET-Z lecture hall (Address: 4, Nagyvárad tér,   Budapest) and the seminars will be held in the venues indicated on the course information sheet.

Course description:

The course is designed to give a broad overview of the field of medical psychology, including concepts, theory, and research.

Learning objectives:

  •  Develop an understanding of the complex interplay between one's physical well-being and a variety of biological, psychological, and social factors.
  •  Learn the nature of the stress response and its impact in the etiology and course of many health problems.
  •  Understand the approach of bio-psycho-social modeland become familiar with some frequent psychosomatic diseases.
  •  Be able to identify various psychological disorders and key personality traits related to health / disease.

Course syllabus:

Lectures

 

Week 1.

February 03.

Introduction to Human Behaviour and Eating Disorders

Dr. Túry Ferenc

Week 2.

February 10.

Affects, emotion, motivation

Dr. Fóris Nóra

Week 3.

February.17.

Stress and illness; behavioral interventions

Dr.Adrienn Stauder

Week 4.

February 24.

Conscious states, sleep, dreaming and general anesthesia

Dr. Róbert Bódizs

Week 5.

March 03.

Breaking bad news and disclosing medical errors

Dr. János Kollár

Week 6.

March 10.

Study break

Week 7.

March 17.

Age related specialties in Medical Psychology: patients and families in Paediatrics

Dr. Túry Ferenc

 

Seminar topic schedule:

Week 1.

SEMINAR

Developmental psychology, attachment theories

Week 2.

SEMINAR

Personality theories

Week 3.

SEMINAR

Human sexuality and sexual disorders; psychology of reproduction, psychology of birth

Week 4.

SEMINAR

Depression and mood disorders.

Week 5.

SEMINAR

Anxiety and medical illnesses.

Week 6.

SEMINAR

Eating disorders.

Week 7.

SEMINAR

Psychosomatic disorders – case studies; somatization and dissociative disorders 

Week 8.

SEMINAR

Personality disorders.

Week 9.

SEMINAR

Sleep disorders

Week 10.

SEMINAR

Addiction, substance use

Week 11.

SEMINAR

Suicide, cry for help, crisis intervention

Week 12.

SEMINAR

Psychology of death, grief, and dying

Week 13.

SEMINAR

Behaviour change and psychotherapy. Stress management in medical practice.

Week 14.

SEMINAR

Mental health of medical doctors. Prevention and management of burn-out. Bálint-groups.

Seminar times and venues:

Seminar room

Group no.

Seminar teacher

Monday

13:50- 15:50

Sz-04.

16,17

Tóth Mónika

Tuesday

11:55- 13:55

Sz-07.

3

Szalai Dömötör Tamás

13:55- 15:55

Sz-04.

4,9

Várnai Evelin

17:20- 19:20

Sz-03.

12

Tóth Mónika

Wednesday

09:40- 11:40

Sz-06.

14

Rákóczi Balázs

13:20- 15:20

Sz-10.

13,7

Rákóczi Balázs

13:35- 15:35

Sz-05.

1,2

Fóris Nóra

13:30- 15:30

Sz-07.

5,6

Kollár János

15:50- 17:50

Sz-04.

10,11

Fóris Nóra

15:40- 17:40

Tűzoltó street-szem.2.

18

Sándor Piroska

Thursday

08:00- 10:00

Sz-05.

8

Ujma Péter

10:10- 12:10

Sz-03.

15

Ujma Péter

Participation and making up for absences:

Students are expected to attend regularly the course and participation list will be recorded at every seminar. To participate on at least 75% of the total number of lessons is a prerequisite for getting the signature needed to absolve the course. The maximum number of absences permitted: one absence from the lectures and three absences from the seminars. Content of the lectures appear in the exams also.

Evaluation:
Written final examination taken in the examination period. Grades will be based on student’s performances at the final written exam.

Readings:

 

The powerpoint slides used for the lectures and seminars and also some related papers will be assigned for reading during the course, and they will be made available in a PDF format on the course website. Course website: www.behsci.sote.hu

Recommended text books:

Behavior & Medicine, 4th Edition, Danny Wedding, Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, Seattle, 2006.

Kopp M. - Skrabski Á.: Behavioural Sciences Applied in a Changing Society, Corvina, 1996.

Fadem B: Behavioural Science., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,  5th ed., 2008.

Sarafino E.P.: Health Psychology. Biopsychosocial interactions. 6 th ed., New York, Wiley, 2008.

 

 

Course Coordinator:    

Dr. Salavecz Gyöngyvér
NET 19th floor, room 1914
Tel: 210-2930, e-mail: Ezt a címet a spamrobotok ellen védjük. Engedélyezze a Javascript használatát, hogy megtekinthesse.
Further information:  www.behsci.sote.hu


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