VLPY9X1c Psychiatry - practice

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
MUDr. Elis Bartečků, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Tomáš Kašpárek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Eva Češková, CSc. (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Ivana Drtílková, CSc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Jitka Hüttlová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Radek Ryšánek, CSc. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Bc. Libor Ustohal, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Pavel Theiner, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Jana Hořínková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Pavla Linhartová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Václav Krmíček (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Terézia Knejzlíková (seminar tutor)
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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VLPY9X1c/01: Mon 8. 5. to Fri 19. 5. each working day 7:30–12:20 N02230
VLPY9X1c/02: Mon 24. 4. to Fri 5. 5. each working day 7:30–12:20 N02230
VLPY9X1c/03: Mon 10. 4. to Fri 21. 4. each working day 7:30–12:20 N02230
VLPY9X1c/04: Mon 27. 3. to Fri 7. 4. each working day 7:30–12:20 N02230
VLPY9X1c/05: Mon 13. 3. to Fri 24. 3. each working day 7:30–12:20 N02230
VLPY9X1c/06: Mon 27. 2. to Fri 10. 3. each working day 7:30–12:20 N02230
VLPY9X1c/30: No timetable has been entered into IS.
VLPY9X1c/31: No timetable has been entered into IS.
( VLFA0822p Pharmacology II - L || VLFA0722p Pharmacology - L ) && VLNP081c Introduction to Neurology -pr
VLFA0722p - Farmakology II lecture
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Main aims of the course are:

- to get acquainted with the problematics of general and special Psychiatry and its connections to other specialisations;
- to familiarise with psychiatric terminology;
- to get acquainted with the methodology of psychiatric diagnostics and therapeutic approaches;
- to get acquainted with characteristics, symptoms, diagnostics, course and therapy of major mental disorders;
- to familiarise with the basic diagnostic and therapeutic process in patients with psychiatric symptomatology in general medical practice.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, student will be able to:

- Describe and classify basic disorders of mental functions;
- Perform an examination of a patient with a psychiatric disorder;
- Describe principles of the psychiatric diagnostics;
- Describe a classification and indications of biological therapeutic methods and psychotherapy;
- Describe a classification, symptoms and course of main psychiatric disorders;
- Describe management and treatment options in main psychiatric disorders;
- Perform a necessary differential diagnosis and suggest a means to manage a patient showing symptoms of a mental disorder;
- Reproduce and apply legislation pertaining to psychiatric patients, especially hospitalisation without informed consent, possession of a driving license and gun license, criminal responsibility and legal capacity.
  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Treatment in Psychiatry
  • Psychopathology
  • Affective disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Personality disorders and psychotherapy
  • Neurotic disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Child psychiatry
  • Substance use disorders
    required literature
  • RABOCH, Jiří and Pavel PAVLOVSKÝ. Psychiatrie, 1. vydání. 1st ed. Praha: Karolinum, 2012. 466 pp. ISBN 978-80-246-1985-9. info
  • HÖSCHL, Cyril, Jan LIBIGER and Jaromír ŠVESTKA. Psychiatrie. 2., doplněné a opravené vyd. Praha: Tigis, 2004. 883 pp. ISBN 80-900130-7-4. info
  • 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. 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
  • DUŠEK, Karel and Alena VEČEŘOVÁ-PROCHÁZKOVÁ. Diagnostika a terapie duševních poruch. 2., přepracované vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2015. 646 stran. ISBN 9788024748269. info
  • ŽOURKOVÁ, Alexandra. Klinická sexuologie (Clinical sexology). 1st ed. Brno,Česká republika: Masarykova Univerzita, 2002. 34 pp. Učební skripta. ISBN 80-210-2795-9. info
  • KRATOCHVÍL, Stanislav. Základy psychoterapie. Praha, 2006. 283 pp. Portál. ISBN 80-7367-122-0. info
  • ŽOURKOVÁ, Alexandra. Sexualita u nemocných s psychickými poruchami. Multimediální podpora výuky klinických a zdravotnických oborů. In Portál LF MU (on-line). 2011. URL info
  • 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
- Theoretical seminars
- Demonstration of patients and discussions about specific patient cases
- Practical exercises
Assessment methods

To complete the course, a student has to attend the lessons, only one full day of excused absence is allowed. In case of more absences, substitution is required. Substitution is usually in the form of the written essay on a selected topic or short stay at one of the wards of Department of Psychiatry. The means of substitution can be arranged with the deputy for education.

The part of the final evaluation is a written test. The test is multiple-choice answer test with only one correct answer. To succeed in the test at least 8 out of 13 questions have to be answered correctly.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Autumn 2000, Spring 2001, Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2017, recent)
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