Psychopathology of the Adult and Alderly
Instance: 2021/2022 - 2S
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching Staff - Responsibilities
Teaching - Hours
|Theoretical and practical :
Suitable for English-speaking students
To understand the relationship between psychopathology and other sciences including psychology.Also to understand the logic of the curricular plan and the interest of the CU to the formation of clinical psychologists.Perceive the clinical and phenomenological methods, the deviation from the behavioral norm, develop competences in several contexts.Understand the several dynamics of being seek. The look of psychopathology as a way to bring us closer to the total man.
The normal and the abnormal in clinical, psychology and psychopathology; personality dynamics and the dialogue with the world.
General psychopathology (affectivity, memory, consciousness, memory, communication, sence-perception, ...)
Special psychopatology (neuroses, psychoses, demential processes,...)
Learning outcomes and competences
To understand the relationship between psychopahology and psychology;
To understand and explain the dynamicas of illness;
To understand different classifications;
To be able to describe and make differential diagnosis between specific and clinical conditions.
Pre-requirements (prior knowledge) and co-requirements (common knowledge)
1. The relationship between psychological and psychopathological.
2. From vital to existential.
3. The normal and the abnormal in psychopathological
4. Psychopathological classifications.
5. General and Special Psychopathology.
Fernández, F. A.; As quatro dimensões do doente depressivo., Gradiva, 2010
Fernández, F. A.; Dom Quixote e o seu labirinto vital., Gradiva, 2015
Jaspers, K.; Psicopatologia general., Ed. Beta, 1963
Scharfetter, Ch.; Introduction a la Psicopathologie, Ed. Morata, 1977
Schneider, K.; Psicopatologia clínica., Ed. Paz Montalvo, 1963
Teaching methods and learning activities
Exposition by teachers; discussion about clinical situations in practical classes: reading bibliography texts.
In practical classes, students observe interviews with people who live in the Conde Ferreira Hospital.
Student work :
a. autonomous - 108 hours
b. contact hours - 54
Evaluation with final exam
Amount of time allocated to each course unit
|Frequência das aulas
Eligibility for exams
Calculation formula of final grade
The student must obtain the minimun of 10 values from 0 to 20 to obtain to be approved in the CU.
Special assessment (TE, DA, ...)
Quantitative: final examen
The final examen consists of two parts:
First part: developmental questions related with theorethical issues (10 values);
2nd part: questions related with practical classes (10 values).
Yes, from one time only until the time of appeal of the following year.