Course: Psychopathology for Law Students

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Course title Psychopathology for Law Students
Course code KPF/PPP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Miňhová Jana, Doc. PhDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Subject matter of psychopathology and its fundamental categories. 2. Etiology of mental illnesses. 3. Appetence and instinct disorders and their forensic aspects. 4. Perception and imagination disorders and their forensic aspects. 5. Cogitation disorders and their forensic aspects. 6. Memory and attention disorders and their forensic aspects. 7. Emotional and volitional disorders and their forensic aspects. 8. Behaviour disorders and their forensic aspects. 9. Personality disorders and their forensic aspects. 10. Mental retardation and its forensic aspects. 11. Neurotic disorders and their forensic aspects. 12. Affective disorders and their forensic aspects. 13. Schizophrenia and mental disorders with delusions, forensic aspects of psychotic disorders.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature, Lecture
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students will - be able to describe individual symptoms of mental disorders, - interpret forensic aspects of mental illnesses properly, - be able to tentatively interpret conclusions of experts' opinions in connection with credibility of witnesses? statements.
teaching methods
Lecture
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Slovník psychiatrických termínů. 1. vyd. Praha : Psychiatrické centrum, 1998. ISBN 80-85121-78-6.
  • Kafka, Jozef. Psychiatria : učebnica pre lekárske fakulty. Martin : Osveta, 1998. ISBN 80-88824-66-4.
  • Krch, František David. Poruchy příjmu potravy : vymezení a terapie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Grada, 1999. ISBN 80-7169-627-7.
  • MIŇHOVÁ, J. Základy psychopatologie dětí a mladistvých pro studující PF : Určeno stud. 4. roč. učitelství 1. - 3. stupně. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 1992. ISBN 80-7043-058-3.
  • Zvolský, P. Obecná psychiatrie. Karolinum Praha, 1994.
  • ZVOLSKÝ, P. Speciální psychiatrie. Praha: Karolinum, 1997.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Summer
Faculty of Law Law (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Summer
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Summer