MFPY091 Psychiatry

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
MUDr. Elis Bartečků, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Hořínková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Theiner, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michaela Mayerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Pavla Linhartová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Adam Fiala (lecturer)
MUDr. Jitka Hüttlová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Křenek (lecturer)
Mgr. Sylvie Fedorová (lecturer)
Mgr. Adéla Látalová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Tomáš Kašpárek, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Jana Pazderová
Supplier department: Department of Psychiatry - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objectives of the course are:
- acquiring theoretical knowledge about the importance of psychiatry in other medical and paramedical fields
- acquiring theoretical knowledge about major psychiatric disorders and psychoses
- acquiring theoretical knowledge about possible pharmacological and non-pharmacological procedures for the treatment of psychiatric disorders
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
- understand the importance of psychiatry for other medical and non-medical fields
- describe and recognize symptoms of the most common psychiatric disorders and psychotic illnesses. - propose appropriate acute treatment to calm a restless patient
- propose appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment for the treatment of psychiatric disorders
  • Introduction to psychiatry; history of psychiatry
  • Classification of mental disorders
  • The most common psychiatric symptoms
  • Investigational methods in psychiatry
  • Eating Disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Mood disorders - affective disorders
  • Pedopsychiatry
  • Neurotic disorders, stress-induced disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Organic mental disorders, addiction
  • Legal issues in the psychiatrist
  • Therapy in psychiatry, biological treatment methods, psychotherapy
    required literature
  • KAŠPÁREK, Tomáš. Psychiatrická propedeutika. Multimediální podpora výuky klinických a zdravotnických oborů. In Portál LF MU (on-line). 2011. URL info
  • ŽOURKOVÁ, Alexandra, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ and Ivana DRTÍLKOVÁ. Obecná a speciální psychiatrie. Multimediální podpora výuky klinických a zdravotnických oborů. In Portál LF MU (on-line). 2011. info
    recommended literature
  • RABOCH, Jiří, Pavel PAVLOVSKÝ and Dana JANOTOVÁ. Psychiatrie : minimum pro praxi. 5. vyd. Praha: Triton, 2012. 239 s. ISBN 9788073875824. info
  • ZVOLSKÝ, Petr. Obecná psychiatrie. 2. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1997. 192 s. ISBN 8071844942. info
  • ZVOLSKÝ, Petr. Speciální psychiatrie. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2003. 206 s. ISBN 8071842036. info
  • KRATOCHVÍL, Stanislav. Základy psychoterapie. 5. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2006. 383 s. ISBN 8073671220. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical Seminars
Casuistry Seminars
Assessment methods
Participation in lessons (1 absent).
The colloquium is a written test. This is a test with the choice of one correct answer. The test has 10 questions, the student must answer at least 6 questions correctly to pass the test.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
Teaching takes place in the autumn semester on Monday from 13.00 to 14.50 in the lecture hall of the Psychiatric Clinic of the University Hospital Brno, building G, 1st floor, Jihlavská 20, 625 00 Brno.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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