|Semmelweis University, Faculty of General Medicine
Name of the Institute teaching the subject: Institute of Behavioral Sciences
|Name of the subject: Medical Psychology
Total number of hours: 49 lectures: 7 practices: 0 seminars: 14
Type of the course (mandatory/elective): Mandatory
|Academic year: 2020/2021|
|Code of the course1: AOKMAG398_2A|
|Course director (tutor): Dr. János Kollár
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position: associate professor
|Aim of the subject and its place in the curriculum: The course is designed to give a broad overview of the field of medical psychology, including concepts, theory, and research.|
|Location of the course (lecture hall, practice room, etc.): Lecture hall, practice rooms.|
|Competencies gained upon the successful completion of the subject:
– Developing an understanding of the complex interplay between one’s physical well-being and a variety of biological, psychological, and social factors.
– Learning the nature of the stress response and its impact in the etiology and course of many health problems.
– Understanding the approach of bio-psycho-social model and become familiar with some frequent psychosomatic diseases.
– Being able to identify various psychological disorders and key personality traits related to health/disease.
|Prerequisite(s) for admission to the subject: Medical Communication, Medical Sociology.|
|Minimum and maximum number of students registering for the course: None.
Student selection method in case of oversubscription: Every student is accepted.
|How to register for the course: By Neptun.
|Detailed thematic of the course:
Lectures: on Fridays, 8:00 – 9:40 NET, Green Lecture Hall
|Potential overlap(s) with other subjects: Medical Communication, Psychotherapy.|
|Special training activities required: None.|
|Policy regarding the attendance and making up absences: Students are expected to attend regularly the course and participation list will be recorded at the end of every seminar. Participating on at least 75% of the total number of seminars is a prerequisite for getting the signature needed to absolve the course. The maximum number of absences permitted: three absences from the seminars.|
|Means of assessing the students’ progress during the semester:
Students are requested to prepare presentations based on the topics of the seminars.
|Requirement for acknowledging the semester (signature):
Active participation on at least 75% of the total number of seminars is a prerequisite for getting the signature needed to absolve the course.
|Type of the examination: Written.|
|Exam requirements: Theoretical exam based on the topics of the lectures and seminars.|
|Type and method of grading: The sole source of grading is the achievement reached on the written exam.|
|How to register for the exam: By Neptun.|
|Opportunities to retake the exam: According to the examination rules of Semmelweis University.|
|Literature, i.e. printed, electronic and online notes, textbooks, tutorials (URL for online material):
Behavior & Medicine, 4th Edition, Danny Wedding, Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, Seattle, 2006.
Kopp M. – Skrabski Á.: Behavioural Sciences Applied in a Changing Society, Corvina, 1996.Fadem B: Behavioural Science., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 5th ed., 2008.Sarafino E.P.: Health Psychology. Biopsychosocial interactions. 6 th ed., New York, Wiley, 2008.
Powerpoint slides and prezi presentations used for the lectures and seminars and also some related papers will be assigned for reading during the course. They will be made available on the website of the course.
|Monday 11:50 – 13:50||16-17||NET Sz-03||Éva Kozlovsky|
|Monday 12:00 – 14:00||14||Avicenna 314||Eva Pollak|
|Tuesday 12:00 – 14:00||9||Avicenna 314||Zsófi Hídvégi|
|Wednesday 9:40 – 11:40||8||NET Sz-03||Éva Kozlovsky|
|Wednesday 13:20 – 15:20||13||F-101 (Ferenc tér 15.)||Judit Pap|
|Wednesday 13:35 – 15:35||1-2||Avicenna 409||Kinga Babonits-Farkas|
|Wednesday 14:15 – 16:15||5-6||Avicenna 314||Éva Pollak|
|Wednesday 15:55 – 17:55||10-11||Net Sz-04||Judit Pap|
|Thursday 10:20 – 12:20||15||Avicenna 407||Kinga Babonits-Farkas|
|Thursday 10:00 – 12:00||18||Avicenna 401||Péter Ujma|
|Thursday 13:25 – 15:25||3-4||NET Sz-09||Péter Ujma|
|Thursday 14:40 – 16:40||12||EOK Sz-04||Zsófi Hídvégi|
|Friday 12:40 – 14:40||7||NET Sz-09||Nada Kanjo|
NET Building: Budapest, Nagyvárad tér, 1089
EOK: Budapest, Tűzoltó u. 37-43, 1094
F101: Budapest, Ferenc tér 15, 1094
Avicenna: Budapest, Orczy út 3, 1089
Zsófia Hídvégi <email@example.com>;
Judit pap <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Eva Pollak <email@example.com>;
Péter Ujma <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Eva Kozlovsky <email@example.com>;
Kinga Babonits-Farkas <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Nada Kanjo <email@example.com>