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200239 VO Mental Disorders (2021W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 20 - Psychologie
MIXED

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

This lecture will be held in a mixed online and hybrid mode; that means, at specified dates the lecture will be held in distant, online mode; in the other ones part of the students (76 persons max.) can attend it personally, while the other ones have to attend it remote from at home. Students who like to attend the lecture in the hall have to register for each date.

Actual udate, Sunday, November, 21:
Due to the COVID decree of the Federal Government and the decree of the Rectorate of the University of Vienna based on it, the lecture will be switched to the synchronous online mode with immediate effect and until further notice. A change of this decree will be announced in due time.

Friday 08.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 15.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 22.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 29.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 05.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 12.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 19.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 26.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 03.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 10.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 17.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 07.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 14.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 21.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 41 Gerda-Lerner Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Objectives:
Introduction to psychopathology and psychopathological research as well as providing an overview and differentiated treatment of the most important mental disorders in health care under the aspects of
- psychopathology, symptomatology
- Diagnostics and classification
- Epidemiology and etiology
- Psychological models
- Treatment & prevention
Contents:
Terms psychopathology, pathopsychology, mental disorder.
Psychopathology: development, paragigms, approaches
Pathopsychology vs. psychopathology
Mental disorders:
- Substance dependencies incl. non-substance dependencies
- Psychotic disorders and schizophrenia
- Depressive Disorders
- Bipolar disorders
- Panic disorder and agorpahobia
- Social anxiety disorder
- Generalized anxiety disorder
- Specific phobias
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders
- Stress disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder
- Somatoform disorders
- Psychosomatic and stress-related disorders
- Eating disorders
- Personality disorders
Method:
- Frontal lecture in hybrid and online mode.
- Recording with streaming options
- Materials and videos are offered via Moodle for more in-depth study

Assessment and permitted materials

Standard: Written exam on the material of the lecture in German language.
At the beginning of the semester, online exams are still assumed due to Corona; however, depending on the pandemic situation, exams in face-to-face mode could also be offered.

For Erasmus students, oral exams will be offered in single dates towards the end of the semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Online mode:
- 14 multiple choice (MC) questions with 5 answer alternatives +
- 2 short vignettes + 3 MC-questions each with 5 answer alternatives = 6 MC-questions => Total: 20 MC-questions
- For each question 1-4 answers can be correct.
- The number of correct answers is not given.
- If the answer is completely correct (=all correct alternatives are marked), you get 1 point.
- If the answer is partially correct, partial points are awarded (0.25 per correct partial answer).
- Wrong answers are not scored and result in 0 points - there are no deductions for wrong answers.
- All points and partial points are added up. For a positive grade, 60% of the possible points must be achieved (i.e. 12 of the 20 points).
Attendance mode:
- 30 multiple-choice questions with 5 alternative answers.
- For each question, 1-4 answers can be correct.
- The number of correct answers is not specified.
- If the question is answered completely correctly (=all correct alternatives are marked), this results in 1 point.
- If the answer is partially correct, partial points are awarded (0.25 per correct partial answer).
- Wrong answers are not scored and result in 0 points - there are no deductions for wrong answers.
- All points and partial points are added up. For a positive grade, 60% of the possible points must be achieved (i.e. 18 of the 30 points).

Oral examinations are held on the basis of the material specified in the next section (Prüfungsstoff). In the case of an oral exam 67% of the questions must be answered correct to get a positive grade.

Examination topics

Standard exam in German language: Content of the lecture, whether read in lecture or not. Operationalized via slides, streams and exam literature.
The additional materials for consolidating provided in Moodle will not be examined.
For Erasmus-students the chapters cited in the next branch (literature) represent the exam-material for the oral exam

Reading list

1. Davey, G. (2021). Psychopathology. Research, assessment and treatment in clinical psychology (3 rd. ed.). London: John Wiley & Sons.
Out of it:
- Chapter 1: An introduction to psychopathology: Concepts, paradigms, and stigma.

2. Barlow, D. (Ed.). (2011). the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Psychology (2nd. ed.). Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press
Chapters 14 (the anxiety-depression spectrum) through 20 (alcohol use and alcohol use disorders)
Chapters 22 (schizophrenia), 24 (personality disorders) and 26 (cognitive disorders in adults)

Association in the course directory

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