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Neurobehavioral sciences - Psychiatry - CVSE5P0054
Title in English: Neurobehaviorální vědy - Psychiatrie
Guaranteed by: Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology - Department of Psychiatry (12-PCHI)
Faculty: Third Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2013 to 2014
Semester: both
Points: 4
E-Credits: 4
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/66 C [hours/semester]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech, English
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: prof. MUDr. Cyril Höschl, DrSc.
Classification: Medicine > Clinical Disciplines
Annotation -
Last update: MUDr. Tomáš Novák, Ph.D. (23.09.2017)

Module Neurobehavioral Sciences II (MNV II, 5th year) follows MNV I. The main goal in the 5th year is to achieve practical clinical skills with an emphasis on diagnostics and treatment of brain disorders. There are 168 hours in MNV II covering clinical aspects of psychiatry, with relevant topics from pharmacology, neurology, with relevant topics from neuroradiology, and nuclear medicine and neurosurgery.
Aim of the course -
Last update: MUDr. Tomáš Novák, Ph.D. (23.09.2017)

Students obtain 3 separate credits (neurology, psychiatry, neurosurgery) as a part of MNV II.

Literature -
Last update: MUDr. Tomáš Novák, Ph.D. (23.09.2017)


Gelder M. et al. Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry. Oxford University Press, paperback – 1996 or newer edition

Jarema M. editor. Practical Aspects of Psychiatry. A Manual for general Practitioners and Psychiatrists in Training. Amepra, 2009

Roberts LW, Layde JB, Balon R. editors. International Handbook of Psychiatry. A Concise Guide for Medical Students, Residents, and Medical Practitioners

World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte.Ltd. 2013 

Sadock BJ, Kaplan HI. Kaplan and Sadock´s Synopsis of Psychiatry. Baltimore: Williams&Wilkins, 1998 or newer edition

Sadock BJ, Kaplan HI, Ruiz P. Kaplan and Sadock´s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry Ninth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2009


Stahl SM. Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications. Cambridge University Press; 4th edition, 2013




Teaching methods -
Last update: MUDr. Tomáš Novák, Ph.D. (23.09.2017)

Practical training and seminars. 


Requirements to the exam -
Last update: MUDr. Tomáš Novák, Ph.D. (23.09.2017)

Requirements for credit from Neurology: 80% presence during practical training (inclusive of investigations of the nervous system: EMG, evoked potentials, EEG, CSF, imaging methods, ultrasound) and during obligatory seminars is required and passing bedside practical exam: neurological examination, syndromes, topical diagnostics, etiology, indication and taking advantage of investigations, therapy.

Requirements for credit from Psychiatry: 80% presence during psychiatric practical training,  and pharmacology. Also, students must pass practical part of the State Exam in the form of  Psychiatric Report of the patient. Exact numbers of signatures collected from teachers during clinical training will be updated and announced for every 5-week block separately (as numbers of hours differ according to National Holidays, Dean´s day, etc). Please, check Instructions for psychiatry updated for each block and attached to unit „0“.

Requirements for credit from Neurosurgery: 80% presence during practical training

The final exam from MNV II is in the form of the State Exam from Neurobehavioural Sciences. The exam consists of two parts. 1. Oral exam from Medical Psychology and Communication and 2. Commisional oral exam from Psychiatry and Neurology. Student is allowed to take part in the commisional psychiatry and neurology part only after succesfull result in Medical Psychology.

Syllabus -
Last update: MUDr. Tomáš Novák, Ph.D. (23.09.2017)


Practical training and seminars:

25 Organic disorders I: delirium

26 Organic disorders II: dementia

27 Personality  disorders

28 Psychiatric interview I

29 Psychiatric interview II

30 Therapy of psychotic disorders

31 practical training – psych wards

32 practical training – psych wards

33 Therapy of affective disorders 

34 practical training – psych wards

35 practical training – psych wards

36   Therapy of anxiety disorders

37 practical training – psych wards

38 practical training – psych wards

39 Therapy od addiction

40 practical training – psych wards

41 practical training – psych wards

42 Emergency situations in psychiatry

43 practical training – psych wards

44 practical training – psych wards

45 Behavioural distorbances: eating disorders and sexuology

46 practical training – psych wards

47 practical training – psych wards

48 Psychotherapy

49 practical training – psych wards

50 practical training – psych wards

51 Forensic psychiatry

54 practical training – psych wards

55 practical training – psych wards

56 Examination of psychiatric patient (Practical part of SE), credit


82 Pathophysiology of depression

83 Freud and Medicine

93 Schizophrenia – an information processing disorder

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