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psy150 - Clinical Psychology (Vollständige Modulbeschreibung)
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Modulbezeichnung Clinical Psychology
Modulkürzel psy150
Kreditpunkte 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Einrichtungsverzeichnis Department für Psychologie
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master Neurocognitive Psychology (Master) > Mastermodule
Zuständige Personen
Thiel, Christiane Margarete (Modulverantwortung)
Thiel, Christiane Margarete (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Teilnahmevoraussetzungen
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Kompetenzziele
Goals of the Module:
Students acquire scientifically sound, critical thinking regarding the genesis and
psychopharmacological treatment of various mental illnesses; decision making based on the
medical guidelines and evidence-based practice.


Competencies:
++ Neuropsychological / neurophysiological knowledge
+ experimental methods
+ data presentation & discussion
+ scientific literature
+ critical & analytical thinking
+ knowledge transfer
Modulinhalte
The first part of the module provides students with a theoretical and practical background on
neurobiological and neurochemical bases of psychiatric disorders and pharmacological
interventions. This will be complemented by psychiatric interviews in simulated patients
focussing on psychopathological assessment. In the second part, the students will learn to plan
and assess the effectiveness of psychological interventions for selected disorders.


Part 1: Neurobiological basis of psychiatric disorders and pharmacological intervention
(lecture and seminar): winter

Basics of neurotransmitter systems and psychopharmacology
Substance Abuse (e.g. psychostimulants, hallucinogenics)
Depression
Anxiety Disorders
Alzheimer's Disease
Schizophrenia
psychopathological assessment

The seminar will be given in German as clinicians and patient actors are involved.


Part 2: Psychological interventions within the framework of evidence-based medicine
(seminar): summer

(partly in German): Concepts of evidence based treatment and treatment of acquired
dysfunctions of the brain

treatment studies of selected psychiatric disorders
Literaturempfehlungen
  • Meyer, J.S. & Qenzer, L.F. (2013) Psychopharmacology: Drugs, the Brain and
    Behaviour. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. (part 1)
  • Kring, A.M, Johnson, S.L., Davison, G.C., & Neale, J.M., (2012) Abnormal Psychology.
    John Wiley & Sons (12th ed) (introductory literature)
  • Selected papers (part 2)
Links
Unterrichtsprachen Englisch, Deutsch
Dauer in Semestern 2 Semester
Angebotsrhythmus Modul Part 1 will be offered every winter term, part 2 every summer term.
Aufnahmekapazität Modul unbegrenzt
Hinweise
Please note:
Parts of this module that teach clinical contents will be taught in German (partly with accompanying English materials). To follow all parts of this module, students need to be able to follow a lecture in German. Presentations can be given in English.
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Part 1: lecture and seminar: part 2: seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Lehrveranstaltungsform Kommentar SWS Angebotsrhythmus Workload Präsenz
Vorlesung
2 WiSe 28
Seminar
4 SoSe und WiSe 56
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 84 h
Prüfung Prüfungszeiten Prüfungsform
Gesamtmodul
mid-February
The module will be tested with a written exam (2 h) on the contents of part 1.

Required active participation for gaining credits:
1 presentation
participation in discussions on other presentations
attendance of at least 70% in the seminars (use attendance sheet that will be handed out in the beginning of the term).