Course: Health and social psychology 1

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Course title Health and social psychology 1
Course code KOPA/ZSP1X
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Fleischmann Otakar, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lecture topics 1.week v of psychology of health and illness 2. introduction to psychosomatic medicine 3. stress 4. Patient and illness 5. Patient and medical enviroment 6. Illness as a difficult life situation 7. Autoplastic view of illness 1.-2. Psychological instrument of coping with conflict situations 3. coping with stress situations at work of midwife 4. Psychosomatical diseases 5. Psychiological approach to clients with chosen diseases and handicaps 6.-7. Dying and death at work of midwife

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The subject is a part of a complex of psychology subjects. It is outlined as a theoretical unit. It acquaints with the problems of health and social psychology. It deepens the knowledge that is important for professional handling of difficult situations in the care of individual needs of ill, handicapped and dying people, and maintenance of mental balance of a care and help provider himself.
Students understand to issue of medical profession service. They understand to subjective getting over the illness. They understad to differences between attitude of medical workers and patients to illness. They understand to getting over illness in time. They know manifestation of prefesional psychic deformation and risks of inception of burnout syndrom. They know about iatrogeny, sororigeny.
Requirements are not given

Assessment methods and criteria
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Recommended literature
  • ATKINSONOVÁ, R. et al. Psychologie. Victoria publishing, Praha,1995.. 1995.
  • ČECHOVÁ, V.; MELLANOVÁ, A.; ROZSYPALOVÁ, M. Speciální psychologie. Brno: IDVPZ1995. 1995. ISBN 80-7013-197-7.
  • ČÍŽKOVÁ, J. a kol. Přehled vývojové psychologie. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2000. 2000.
  • JOBÁNKOVÁ, M. A KOL. Vybrané problémy psychologie zdravotnické činnosti. Brno : IDV PZ, 1992. 1992. ISBN 80-7013-127-6.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Bolest a její diagnostika. Brno : IDV PZ, 1992. 1992. ISBN 80-7013-130-6.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Psychologie nemoci. Praha: Grada, 2002.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Psychologie zdraví. 1.vyd. Praha: Portál, 2001. 280 s.. 2001. ISBN 80-7178-551-2.
  • MELLANOVÁ, A. Psychologie v ošetřovatelství. 1.část.Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1989. 1989. ISBN 80-7066-065-1.
  • ŘEZÁČ, J. Sociální psychologie. Brno : Paido, 1998. 1998. ISBN 80-85931-48-6.
  • VÝROST, J., SLAMĚNÍK, I. Aplikovaná sociální psychologie II. Praha : Grada Publishing, 2001. 2001. ISBN 80-247-0042-5.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies Midwife (A08) Health service 2 Summer