Course: Working with affect

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Course title Working with affect
Course code KPS/E002
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Závora Jiří, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Fleischmann Otakar, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Theoretical background and reasons for anger, coping with anger, sadness and its causes; coping with sadness; fear and its causes, coping with fear

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 14 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject aims on problems of anger and aggress. Students get the theoretical background in the field of anger and aggress in the frame of gender problematic, as well as they obtain practical skills how to cope with their own anger and aggress and how to deal with aggress of others. The theoretical background contains mainly concept of anger and aggress, theory of aggress, sources of anger and aggress, types of aggress. The base for practical training is mainly communicative therapy (Palo Alto, M. Erikson).
Students know the theoretical background of particular affects, mainly fear, sadness, anger and they know how to deal practically with such affects by themselves as well by the others.
Absolving the course Introduction into psychology

Assessment methods and criteria
Student will obtain the credit for active work in seminars and managing the tasks by written form
Recommended literature
  • Drake, Myers. attention, emotion, and action tendency: Feeling active or passive. Cognition and Emotion, 20, 608?622..
  • Fleischmann, O. Vybrané kapitoly z psychopatologie. UJEP, Ústí nad Labem, 2011. ISBN: 978-80-7414-348-9. Ústí nad Labam. ISBN 978-80-7414-348-9.
  • Goleman, D. Emoční inteligence.. Praha: Columbus, 1997.
  • Handel, Steven. Classification of Emotions.

Study plans that include the course
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