Course: Working with eating disorders

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Course title Working with eating disorders
Course code KPS/E001
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Adámková Ségard Milena, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Mental anorexia and its definition, causes of mental anorexia, areas of mental anorexia problems (physical area, social area, psychic problems), coping with mental anorexia. Mental bulimia and its definition, causes of mental bulimia, areas of mental bulimia problems, coping with mental bulimia

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 14 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course targets on the problem of eating disorders, concrete on mental anorexia and mental bulimia. The aim of the subject is to get to know to the students the theoretical background as well practical skills how to manage with the people with eating problems.
Students will know the specifics, causes and theoretical background of eating disorders, the can cope with the people with mental anorexia and mental bulimia.
Absolving the course Introduction into psychology/general psychology

Assessment methods and criteria
Student will obtain the credit for active work in seminars and managing the tasks by written form
Recommended literature
  • Garner, David M.; Garfinkel, Paul E. Socio-cultural factors in the development of anorexia nervosa". Psychological Medicine 10 (4): 647?56..
  • Lilenfeld, L.R. et al.. Bulimia Nervosa: Psychiatric Disorders in First-Degree Relatives and Effects of Proband Comorbidity", Arch Gen Psychiatry, Retrieved 2013-02-14.
  • Schwitzer, Alan M. Diagnosing, Conceptualizing, and Treating Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified: A Comprehensive Practice Model". Journal of Counseling & Development 90 (3): 281?9..
  • Simpson, K. J. Anorexia nervosa and culture". Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 9 (1): 65?71..

Study plans that include the course
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