aVLPY9X1p Psychiatry - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
prof. MUDr. Tomáš Kašpárek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Eliška Bartečková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Theiner, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Bc. Libor Ustohal, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Tomáš Kašpárek, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry - Joint workplaces with the University Hospital Brno - workplaces of the Bohunice and Mater. Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Jana Pazderová
Supplier department: Department of Psychiatry - Joint workplaces with the University Hospital Brno - workplaces of the Bohunice and Mater. Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
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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 aim of the course Psychiatry - lecture is to get theoretically acquainted with:

- Basics of psychiatry and its purpose,
- Basic classification of psychiatric disorders,
- Aetiology of mental disorders,
- Basics of sexology,

The topics of lectures are those not covered in the course Psychiatry - exercise.
Learning outcomes
After the course a student will be able:
- to characterize the field of Psychiatry and its function;
- to describe the classification of mental disorders;
- to describe theories of the aetiology of mental disorders;
- to define and describe the basic classification of instincts;
- to describe sexological disorders (sexual dysfunctions, disorders of sexual orientation and gender identity disorders)
  • Introduction to psychiatry
  • Sexology
    required literature
  • HRDLIČKA, Michal. Psychiatry and pedopsychiatry. Translated by Ladislav Hosák - Štěpánka Beranová - Veronika Hublová - Xavi. First English edition. Prague: Charles University, Karolinum Press, 2016. 514 stran. ISBN 9788024633787. info
  • ŽOURKOVÁ, Alexandra, Eva ČEŠKOVÁ and Ivana DRTÍLKOVÁ. General and specialized psychiatry. Multimediální podpora výuky klinických a zdravotnických oborů (General and specialized psychiatry). 2011. URL info
  • COWEN, Philip, Paul HARRISON a Tom BURNS. Shorter Oxford textobook of psychitry, sixth edition, 818 stran. ISBN 978-80-1996-0561-3
    recommended literature
  • STAHL, Stephen. Stahl´s essential psychopharmacology: neuroscientific basis and practical application. 4. vyd. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 608 s. ISBN 978-1-107-68646-5
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Oral examination

Examination in Psychiatry for VLA is oral and has 3 questions:

A - General Psychiatry,
B - Special psychiatry,
C - Clinical management of mental disorders.

Distance examination
- students must have access to the Internet and use MS Teams programme (which is available in the IS of the Masaryk University).
- students must use a device with a camera, microphone and headphones/speakers.
- the time of exam is set by the examiner and is obligatory, students must be online 10 minutes before the exam starts.
- students choose appropriate clothing for the exam and their appearance shows respect for the exam situation.
- for the question selection, ROPOT system in IS MUNI will be used. The student will be able to access ROPOT with exam questions at the time of the exam and will start the app after been asked by the examiner. The student will randomly select questions by opening a new ROPOT application. The text of the questions can be reviewed by clicking a question mark icon in each question. After reviewing the questions, the student can submit the ROPOT.
- the process of exam question selection is described with pictures in the interactive syllabus of "Psychiatry - lecture" course.
- students have 30 minutes for preparation before they start answering.
- students spend the whole preparation time in front of the camera of the computer and must have headphones/speakers and microphone on.
- any cooperation with other persons or use of textbooks or electronic resources is forbidden during preparation time. Students can only use their knowledge and memory.
- during the exam the camera, microphone and headphones/speakers are on.
- the student answers according to the examiner´s instructions.
- if there is a connection interruption the student tries hard to reconnect. If this takes more than 10 minutes, unanswered questions will be cancelled and the student will choose new ones. If the interruption exceeds 30 minutes, then a new exam term must be appointed but all already answered questions will be accepted.
- students acknowledge that the exam session will not be recorded in any form.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Ustní zkouška se skládá ze 2 otázek. Otázky jsou k dispozici na http://psychiatrie.med.muni.cz, odkaz výuka a také na Spolku mediků.
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Note related to how often the course is taught: 1. týden podzimního semestru.
General note: More information on: http://psychiatrie.med.muni.cz.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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Teacher's information
Distance examination - info: https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/med/jaro2020/aVLPY9X1p/index.qwarp
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021, autumn 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022, spring 2023, spring 2024.
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