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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

26713 - Medical Psychology


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Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
26713 - Medical Psychology
Faculty / School:
104 - Facultad de Medicina
229 - Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud y del Deporte
Degree:
304 - Degree in Medicine
305 - Degree in Medicine
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
2
Semester:
Second semester
Subject Type:
Basic Education
Module:
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5.1. Methodological overview

The learning process designed for this subject is based on the following activities:

 

1. Onsite activities for the whole and small groups

1.1.Lectures

1.2 Seminars based on theoretical and clinical cases.

1.3 Practical based workshops for small groups.

2.  Off-site activities in which students are the main characters.

2.1 Clinical cases previously worked out by the students

2.2 Clnical cases reviewed and self-asessed after teacher comments.

2.3 Potential academic autonomous student´s project

5.2. Learning tasks

The program designed to achieve teaching goals is based on the following activities:

ONSITE ACTIVITIES:

1. Lectures.

2. Seminars on psychopathology and clinical cases.

3. Small group sessions on special topics (eg. Psychometric tests).

4. Tutorials.

 

OFF-SITE ACTIVITIES:  

1. Teoretical-practical assignments on clinical cases.

2. Student´s assignment on special agreed and supervised topic based on teoretical program.

Potential academic autonomous student´s project

5.3. Syllabus

Timetabled onsite activities and assignments´ presentations.

 

TEORETICAL SCHEDULE

 

SECTION ONE. INTRODUCTION

FIRST LESSON.-Psychological Medicine. Teoretical background and its goals. Boundaries and relationship with other scientific areas. Methodologies.

 

SECTION TWO. PERSONALITY. THE MENTAL STATE EXAMINATION. DESCRIPTIVE PSYCHOPATHOLOGY.

SECOND LESSON.- Temperament, character and personality. Dynamic and structural aspects of personality.

THIRD LESSON. -Perception and its pathology.

 4 TH LESSON.- Memory functions and its psychopathology.

5TH LESSON.-The thinking process and its psychopathology.

6TH LESSON. -Intellectual performance and its psychopathology.

7TH LESSON.-Affects. Emotion and conflicto. Psychopathology of the affects.

8TH LESSON.- Instincts´ Psychology. Motivation. Psycopathology of the instinctive life.

9 TH LESSON. -Consciousness. Arousal systems, asleep and dreams. Psychopathology of the consciousness.

10TH LESSON.- Unconsciousness. Contents and dynamics. Psychoanalysis.

 

SECTION THREE. SOCIAL, WORK-BASED AND GROUP BASED PSYCHOLOGIES.

ELEVEN LESSON.- Social Psychology. Group Psychology: structure and dynamics. Types of groups. The mass. Intermental phenomena.

 

SECTION FOUR. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY.

TWELVE LESSON: Child Psychology. Psychology of the first year infant. Mother and baby bonding relationship. Emotional deprivation states and its psychological consequences.   

 

13TH LESSON: Pre-school and school child psychology. The influence of social media on the child psychology. 

14TH LESSON: Adolescent psychology. Crisis and psychological adaptations.  

15 TH LESSON: Old age psychology. Psychological preparation to both retirement and become elderly.

 

SECTION FIVE. PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE. DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP.

16TH LESSON. - Psychological responses of the medically ill.

17TH LESSON.-The doctor and its influence on the therapeutic process. Health profesional attittudes towards the patient. The sick doctor. 

18TH LESSON.-Medical-doctor relationship. The difficult patient. Psychological care of the severe patient, hopeless/incurable and teminally ill. Transference and coutertrasnference. The medical and psychological interview.

19TH LESSON. –The psychological effects of the treatments. The placebo effect.

TWENTY LESSON.- Ilness models. The psychosomatic understanding of the ilness.  

 

 

FACULTY NOTE: Some lectures might be included as off-site activities.

 

 

PROGRAM OF THE SEMINARS AND PRACTICAL BASED WORKSHOPS

DESCRIPTIVE PSYCHOPATHOLOGY SEMINARS

1. Psychopathology of perception.

2. Psychopathology of memory.

3. Psychopathology of the thinking process

4. Psychopathology of the intellectual performance.

5. Psychopathology of the affect and emotions.

6. Psychopathology of the instincts.

7. Psychopathology of the conciousness.

 

PRACTICAL BASED WORKSHOPS

1. MEDICAL-DOCTOR RELATIONSHIP: THE CLINICAL INTERVIEW. FIRST PART: clinical case vignette small groups discussion.

2. MEDICAL-DOCTOR RELATIONSHIP: THE CLINICAL INTERVIEW. SECOND PART: Cinema fórum: DVD THE DOCTOR. Group discussion.

3. Psychological assessment procedures.

4. Psychological aspects of the sick child.

5. The psychosomatic patient.

6. Psychobiographical assessement of mentally ill: clinical cases discussions.

7. The dying patient.

8. Psychotherapies.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

Psychological Medicine holds 6 ECTS which is equal to 150 hours, 45% are onsite (67.5hours) and 55% are off-site (82.5 hours).

The onsite activities distribution is the following:

Lectures: 30.4 hours.

Seminars: 12.2 hours.

Tutorials: 3 hours.

Supervised work assignments: 6.1 hours.

Clinical case reviews: 9.1 hours.

Assessment activities: 6.8 hours.

Total of 67.5 hours. 

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

GENERAL REFERENCES:

 

1. Seva A. Psicología Médica: bases psicológicas de los estados de salud y enfermedad. Zaragoza: INO, 1994.

2. Vallejo-Ruiloba J, Bulbena A, Blanch J. Introducción a la psicopatología y la Psiquiatría. 8ª ed. Barcelona: Elsevier-Masson, 2015.

3. Myers DG. Psicología. 9ª ed. Madrid: Panamericana. 2011.. 

4. Delgado ML. Fundamentos de Psicología para Ciencias Sociales y de la Salud. Madrid: Panamericana, 2015.

5. Morris CG, Maisto AA. Psicología. Decimotercera ed. México: Pearson, 2009.

6. López-Ibor JJ. Lecciones de psicología médica. Masson: 1999.

7. Jeammet Ph, Reynaud M. Consoli SM. Manual de Psicología Médica.  Segunda ed. Barcelona: Masson, 1999.  

 

DESCRIPTIVE PSYCHOPATHOLOGY:

1. Higueras A, López-Sánchez JM. Compendio de Psicopatología. 4ª ed. Granada: Círculo de Estudios Psicopatológicos, 1996.

2. Oyebode F.  Sims´ Symptoms in the mind: An Introduction of Descriptive Psychopathology. Edinburgh: Saunders-Elsevier , 2008.

3. Alvarez JM, Esteban R, Sauvagnat F. Fundamentos de Psicopatología Psicoanalítica. Madrid: Síntesis, 2004. 

4. Obiols J. Manual de psicopatología General. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2008.

5. Belloch A, Sandín B, Ramos S. Manual de Psicopatología. Madrid: McGraw Hill, 2008.      

6. Campos R, Civeira J, Morales C, Giménez JC: Psicopatología práctica para estudiantes de medicina. (en preparación). Prensa Universidad de Zaragoza.