Course: Child psychopathology

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Course title Child psychopathology
Course code KPS/7351
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dlabal Martin, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Sirotková Hana, Mgr.
  • Závora Jiří, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Fleischmann Otakar, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures Changes and perception disorders 2h Disorders of attention 1 h Disorders of consciousness 1h Emotive disorders, affective feelings 2h Memory disorders 1h Disorders of the instincts, instincts, negotiations 1h Disorders of thought, speech 2h Mood disorders, affective disorders 1h Disorders of psychological development 1h Mental retardation 1h Behavioural and emotional disorders 1h Seminar Topics: Disturbed sleep, dream, the most common causes of sleep in children 2h Personality and behavioral disorders in preschool children 3h Schizophrenia in children 4h Eating disorders 2h Neurotic disorders in children 3h

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course extends the students knowledge about the mental life of man in the bio-psycho-social context. The aim is to gain knowledge about mental disorders and behavioral disorders of children of preschool age. It focuses also on professional kindergarten teacher.
Specialist knowledge: Student knows the most common disorder of mental processes, conditions and disorders in preschool children, is able to define and know the most common causes. Specialized skills: Students can work with individuals with mental disorders and those with behavioral problems, is able to anticipate and eliminate problems
Compliance Introduction to Psychology and ontogenetic psychology, social psychology and educational psychology.
KPS/7312 and KPS/7322

Assessment methods and criteria
Completion of the course Introduction to Psychology and Ontogenetic, Social and Educational Psychology.At least 80% active participation in seminars. Student receives credit for mastery of the problem in writing and meeting the specific conditions laid down by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Baštecká,B. - Goldmann,P. Základy klinické psychologie.. Praha:Portál, 2001.
  • HAYES, M. Základy sociální psychologie. 1.vyd. Praha, Portál, 165 s.. 1998. ISBN 80-7178-198-3.
  • Jobánková,M. Kapitoly z psychologie pro zdravotnické prycovníky..
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Psychologie nemoci.. Praha: Grada, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0179-0.
  • MATĚJČEK, Z. Psychologie nemocných a zdravotně postižených.. Jinočany: H+H, 2001.
  • PREISS, M. Klinická neuropsychologie. Praha: Grada Publishing, 1998..
  • ŘÍČAN, P. - KREJČÍŘOVÁ, D. a kol. Dětská klinická psychologie. Praha: Grada Publishing, 1997.. ISBN 80-7169-512-2.
  • Svoboda. Psychologická diagnostika dospělých.. Praha: Portál, 1999.
  • Vágnerová, M. Psychopatologie pro pomáhající profese. Portál, Praha, 2004. ISBN 80-7178-214-9.

Study plans that include the course
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