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Cursus: 202000352
202000352
Psychopathology and Psychodiagnostics
Cursus informatie
Cursus202000352
Studiepunten (ECTS)7
CursustypeOnderwijseenheid
VoertaalEngels
Contactpersoondr. M. Radstaak
E-mailm.radstaak@utwente.nl
Docenten
VorigeVolgende 1
Docent
drs. Y.P.M.J. Derks
Docent
Externe Docent
Docent
dr.ing. G. Prosman
Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. M. Radstaak
Docent
dr. M. Radstaak
Collegejaar2020
Aanvangsblok
1B
AanmeldingsprocedureZelf aanmelden via OSIRIS Student
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Cursusdoelen
After successful completion of the ‘Psychopathology & Psychodiagnostics’ study unit, the student is able to:  
 
  1. Classify and differentiate between mental disorders according to the DSM;
  2. Describe the etiology and symptomatology of mental disorders;
  3. Describe the epidemiology (prevalence, incidence, risk groups), treatment and prognosis of mental disorders;
  4. Describe the biological foundations of mental disorders
  5. Describe and explain the steps of the diagnostics process, and relate the diagnostic process to the empirical cycle;
  6. Describe different psychodiagnostic methods and weigh the pros and cons of the different methods;
  7. Describe various pathological and positive psychological tests and their intent, and make argued choices in the selection of tests.



 
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In this study unit you will increase your knowledge about: (1) the pathological approach to mental health, and  (2) methods to identify disorders and symptoms, just as well-being and strengths.
 
You will study the causes, symptoms and treatment of common mental disorders. Special attention will be given to the biological causes of mental disorders. You will learn to recognize mental disorders based on the main symptoms and diagnostic criteria of the DSM. Affective disorders such as anxiety and depression, and personality disorders are among the disorders that will be discussed.
 
You will learn about different diagnostics methods such as observations, interviews and tests. Psychodiagnostic instruments that measure pathological or positive psychological constructs will be discussed. For example, you will learn how to assess mental disorders and well-being, as well as factors that influences mental health such as personality, strengths, intelligence, and coping skills.

 
Modulebeschrijving
This study unit is part of the module Mental Health (202000351). A module is offered as one educational unity and students take it as such.
Participating study
Bachelor Psychologie
Module
Module 6A
Verplicht materiaal
Book
Davey, G.C. (2014, 2nd ed). Psychopathology: Research, Assessment, and Treatment in Clinical Psychology. Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-118-65933-5.
Book
Luteijn, F., & Barelds, D. (2019). Psychological diagnostics in health care. Amsterdam, Boom uitgevers. ISBN: 978 90 244 0827 6
Aanbevolen materiaal
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Werkvormen
Hoorcollege

Vragenuur

Toetsen
Written subtest 1

Written subtest 2

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