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Dental Psychology

English dental psychology teaching program,

2018/2019

2nd semester

 

The duplicated lectures will be held at the lecture hall of NET –Z on Mondays from 10 am. to 11.30 pm.

Course syllabus:

 

Week 1. 02/04/2019 Psychological Thinking, Models, Theories Dr. Peter Ujma
Week 2. 11/02/2019 Principles of perception, pain, consciousness, emotions and communication -and their relations to dentistry Dr. Peter Ujma
Week 3. 18/02/2019 Conscious states, sleep, dreaming, general anesthesia Dr. Robert Bódizs
Week 4. 25/02/2019 Stress and stress management in dental practice Dr. Adrienne Stauder
Week 5. 04/03/2019 Psychosomatics and Psychotherapeutic methods in dental practice Dr. Nora Fóris
Week 6. 11/03/2019 Control problems, cognitive-behavioural therapy and their relation to dental practice Dr. Nora Fóris
Week 7. 18/03/2019 Motivational interviewing and its application in dental practice Dr. Nora Fóris
Week 8. 25/03/2019 Depression and their relation to dental practice Dr. Nora Fóris
Week 9. 01/04/2019 Psychological crisis, presuicidal syndrome, and burn-out prevention Dr. János Kollár
Week 10. 08/04/2019 Breaking bad news and disclosing medical errors Dr. János Kollár
15/04/2019 Study break
22/04/2019 Study break
Week 11 29/04/2019 Substance misuse, substance abuse, drug addiction Tamás Fenyves
Week 12 06/05/2019 Dental consequences of eating disorders Tamás Szalai
Week 13 13/05/2019 Review Dr. Nóra Fóris

Participation and making up for absences:

Students are expected to attend regularly the course. Maximum number of absences in a semester is 2 (two) lectures.

 Evaluation:
Grades will be based on student’s performances at the written exam. The basic material of the written exam will be in the ppt slides of lectures. The exam will be at the first week of the exam period.

The powerpoint slides of the lectures will be made available in a PDF format on the course website.

 Recommended text books:

Behavioral dentistry. Mostofsky DI, Forgione AG, Giddon DB (eds.), Blackwell Munksgaard, 2006.

Behavior & Medicine. 4th Edition, Danny Wedding, Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, Seattle, 2006.

Fadem B: Behavioral Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,  5th ed., 2008.

Sarafino E.P.: Health Psychology. Biopsychosocial interactions. 6 th ed., New York, Wiley, 2008.

Kopp M. – Skrabski Á.: Behavioral Sciences Applied in a Changing Society, Corvina, 1996.

The powerpoint slides of the lectures will be made available in a PDF format on the course website.

Course Director:         Dr. Gyongyver Salavecz, email:salavecz@gmail.com