PSA_025 Clinical psychology I

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. PhDr. Lubomír Vašina, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Terézia Dlhošová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Katarína Durkáčová (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Bc. Lenka Halouzková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kristýna Pánková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdenka Stránská, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Wed 8:20–9:05 C33
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PSA_025/01: each even Wednesday 17:30–19:05 C51, T. Dlhošová, K. Durkáčová, L. Halouzková, K. Pánková
PSA_025/02: each even Wednesday 19:10–20:45 C51, T. Dlhošová, K. Durkáčová, L. Halouzková, K. Pánková
PSA_025/03: each odd Wednesday 17:30–19:05 C51, T. Dlhošová, K. Durkáčová, L. Halouzková, K. Pánková
PSA_025/04: each odd Wednesday 19:10–20:45 C51, T. Dlhošová, K. Durkáčová, L. Halouzková, K. Pánková
PSA_025/05: No timetable has been entered into IS. T. Dlhošová, K. Durkáčová, L. Halouzková, K. Pánková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PSA_042 Psychopathology
Absolvování základu neuroved (PSA_040) a biologických ved (PSA_001)
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
At the end of the course, students will be able to critically evaluate various kinds of theories about a human being in health and illness. Clinical psychology gives the students opportunity to build up thesaurus of knowledges about a human being in health and illness, about a human being with dysbalance and dysfunction. All these facts in the context of prevention, prophylaxis and therapy. The basic clinical psychological paradigma are: dysfunction - abnormity - pathology health - deficit - illness prophylaxis - prevention - intervention sanogenesis - integration - self-realization
  • . Philosophical, theoretical and practical basics of clinical psychology. Basic paradigm: a/energy-information-adaptability b/maturation-learning-growth /psychological point of view/ c/symbiosis-identity-role /splitting/ separation/ individualization/ basal self/ I-you-we-they/ personality-society-transcendence 2.Definition and subject of clinical psychology. History of clinical psychology. 3. Human being in health and illness, in process of medical care and prevention 4.self defenses and complex defensive character structures. 5.Adherence, congruence, compliance, reactance, placebo-effect, nocebo-effect, suggestion, sharing, transfer and counter-transfer, interaction and therapeutic relationship, empathy, acceptance, adoption, support, respect and understanding. Reflection and self-reflection. Maturation. Meaning of mirroring in therapy. Meaning of haptic, movement, music, imagination and word in therapeutic relationship. 6. Introspection. 7. Methodological problems in clinical psychology. 8.Biological therapy 9. Basics of pharmacotherapy 10.Topical drug dependencies 11. Individual, family and group psychotherapy. 12. Relaxation, imagination and meditation in therapy.
  • Vašina,L.(2002): Klinická psychologie.Neptun,Brno.
  • BALINT, Michael. Lékař, jeho pacient a nemoc. Translated by Vratislav Janda. Vyd. 1. české. Praha: Grada, 1999. 331 s. ISBN 8071697346. info
  • VAŠINA, Lubomír. Sanoterapie (Sanotherapy). 1. vyd. Brno: Vydavatelství MU, 1999. 300 pp. Řada psychologická. ISBN 80-210-2017-2. info
  • ŘÍČAN, Pavel and Dana KREJČÍŘOVÁ. Dětská klinická psychologie. Vyd. 3., přeprac. a dopl.,. Praha: Grada, 1997. 450 s. ISBN 8071695122. info
  • Garfielld, S. L.: Clinical psychology and psychotherapy. J.W. and Sons, New York, 1980.
  • VYMĚTAL, Jan. Úvod do psychoterapie. 2., aktualizované vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2003. 262 stran. ISBN 8024702533. info
Teaching methods
Lecture (two hours per week)plus classes discussion between lecturer and students about subject of the clinical psychology
Assessment methods
Short oral exam (graded credit)
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět bude vypsán pro studenty imatrikulované v ak. r. 2013/2014 v 1. cyklu studia v JS 2016.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1998, Spring 1999, Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, 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, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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