PSYb2150 Psychology in holistic medicine

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
PhDr. Vendula Canibalová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Vendula Canibalová
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: PhDr. Vendula Canibalová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Mon 18. 1. 11:00–17:40 U23, Wed 20. 1. 11:00–17:40 U23, Fri 22. 1. 11:00–17:40 U23
! PSY215 Psycholgy in holistic medicine
The course will be useful for students, which are interested in clinical experience. Some level of knowledge psychology and medicine is important to know in advance.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 28/30, only registered: 10/30, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 9/30
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
understand basic knowledge and approach of holistic psychology - regard human being as a bio-psycho–social complex.
To repeat possibilities of cooperation between psychologists and medical specialists.
They will know level of cooperation among pacient, psychologist and medical doctor and possibilities how to do it better.
Learning outcomes
Students have the basic knowledge of the psychological problems in medicine and the health care system. Goals: *To become familiar with the basic terminology of the psychology of medicine and the health care system *To be able to analyze the psychological concepts of health and illness *To gain knowledge about psychosomatic medicine
  • 1. Delimitation of course
  • 2. Psychologist in medical and hospital services
  • 3. Patient
  • 4. Guest
  • 5. Team cooperation
  • 6-9. Gestallt medicine
  • 10. Psychosomatic personality
  • 11. Psychotherapy in gestalt medicine
  • 12. Pain
  • 13. Guest; discussion
  • PONĚŠICKÝ, Jan. Neurózy, psychosomatická onemocnění a psychoterapie. Vyd. 2. V Praze: Triton, 2004. 215 s. ISBN 8072544594. info
  • Klinická psychologie v praxi. Edited by Bohumila Baštecká. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2003. 420 s. ISBN 80-7178-735-3. info
  • VYMĚTAL, Jan. Lékařská psychologie. 3. aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2003. 397 s. ISBN 80-7178-740-X. info
  • PONĚŠICKÝ, Jan. Psychosomatika pro lékaře, psychoterapeuty i laiky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Triton, 2002. 120 s. ISBN 8072542168. info
  • BAŠTECKÁ, Bohumila and Petr GOLDMANN. Základy klinické psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2001. 436 s. ISBN 80-7178-550-4. info
Teaching methods
Lectures. Class discusson; i.a. with guest which has professional experiences in medicine in Czech republic and foreign country. Reading of the recommended books.
Assessment methods
Active participation on lesson; written test.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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