MPPY091 Psychiatry

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
MUDr. Elis Bartečků, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Hořínková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Theiner, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Pavla Linhartová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Alena Damborská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michaela Mayerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Robert Roman, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Adéla Látalová (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Křenek (lecturer)
MUDr. Zuzana Timková (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Horký (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
Mon 12. 9. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 19. 9. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 26. 9. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 3. 10. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 10. 10. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 17. 10. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 24. 10. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 31. 10. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 7. 11. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 14. 11. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 21. 11. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 28. 11. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 5. 12. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 12. 12. 13:00–14:40 N02202, Mon 19. 12. 13:00–14:40 N02202
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
  • Optometry (programme LF, N-OPTO)
  • Optometry (programme LF, N-SZ)
  • Health Sciences (programme LF, N-SZ, specialization Teaching Specialization Optics and Optometrics)
  • Health Sciences (programme LF, N-SZ, specialization Teaching Specialization Human Alimentation)
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
Attendance at classes
One absence is allowed
In the case of 2 and 3 absences, including excused absences due to health reasons, the student will be required to prepare a seminar paper in the range of 1000 - 1500 words on the topic of the seminar the student was absent from
The student will have to complete a term paper for each such absence
In case of 4 or more absences, the student did not meet the requirements for completing the course
After completing the seminars, the student will have to pass an exam
The exam takes the form of a written test
This is a multiple choice test
The test has 10 questions, to pass the test the student must answer at least 6 questions correctly
If the above requirements for completing the course are not met, the student will have to repeat the course in the following school year.
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.
General note:
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
Teaching in the autumn semester 2022 for the N Mgr fields of NUT, OPTO and FYZI takes place together with the Bc field of VS in the large (newly reconstructed) auditorium of the Psychiatric Clinic of the FN Brno - Bohunice, building G, 2nd floor, no. 202.
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, autumn 2021.
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