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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Clinical Psychology - PFYZ109C
Title: Klinická psychologie
Guaranteed by: Fyzioterapie (51-500400)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 C+Ex [hours/week]
Extent per academic year: 28 [hours]
Capacity: 30 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Danuše Jandourková
Teacher(s): Mgr. Bc. Zuzana Štěpánková
Co-requisite : PPPD070C
Last update: Mgr. Helena Vomáčková (05.09.2019)
The course follows the course "General Psychology" in the 1st year of study. Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the course is to gain an overview in the field of clinical psychology, especially the knowledge in the topics of clinical psychology related to the work of a physiotherapist.
Last update: Mgr. Helena Vomáčková (05.09.2019)

BENNETT, P. Abnormal and clinical psychology: An introductory textbook. McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 2011.

CASTONGUAY, L.G., Oltmanns T.F. Psychopatology. From science to clinical practice. New York: The Guilford Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4625-2881-3.

MYERS, D. G. Psychology. New York: Worth Publishers, 2013.

NOLEN-HOEKSEMA, S. N., FREDRICKSON, B. L., LOFTUS, G. R., LUTZ, C. Atkinson and Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology. Cengage Learning, 2014.

WORTMAN, C. B., LOFTUS, E. F., WEAVER, C. Psychology. New York: McGraw Hill, 1999.

Requirements to the exam
Last update: Mgr. Helena Vomáčková (05.09.2019)

Credit Requirements:

  • written essay

Exam Requirements:

  • oral exam

Last update: Mgr. Helena Vomáčková (05.09.2019)


1. Basic terminology, definition of mental illness, concept of normality

2. Body appearance, self-perception

3. Crises, psychic deprivation, frustration, stress

4. Mental illness and heredity - Ericson's model

5. Bio-psycho-social concept of mental illness - Ericson's model, models of health, system's conception

6. Basic psychotherapy of the patient, his family and his social environment

7. Psychological factors influencing patient's reactions and his family of illnesses

8. Strategies for patient's education

9. Psychological problems of aging, dying and death

10. Extraordinary life events and disease probabilities

11. Psychosomatics in rehabilitation

12. Psychological problem associated with pain

13-14. Psychology of health service worker and health care environment

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