Course: Differential Diagnostics

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Course title Differential Diagnostics
Course code PCH/DDM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
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
  • Obereignerů Radko, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Contents (detailed description of the contents of the course - syllabus): Introduction to psychodiagnostic mmethods which are not compulsory content of diagnostics. Listeners will learn to use specialized psychodiagnostic methods.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 35 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Diagnostic strategies of the basic types of problems and mental disorders. Familiarization with testing batteries, clinical approach and subsequent therapeutical consulting practice.
Comptence in the range of the subject goals. The aim of this course is to acquire advanced skills in psychidiagnostic methods. Students know advanced methods of working procedures in assessment of psychodiagnostic tests. Students apply theoretical experience to psychological examination using selected psychodiagnostic methods.
psychology of personality, psychodiagnostic methods of adults, psychopathology

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam

Recommended literature
  • Lezak, M.D., Howieson, D.B., Loring, D.W. (2004). Neuropsychological assessment. Oxford.
  • Morávek S. Úvod do psychodiagnostiky dospělých.
  • Svoboda, M., Humpolíček, P., Šnorek, V. (2013). Psychodiagnostika dospělých. Praha.
  • SVOBODA, M. (1999). Psychologická diagnostika dospělých. Praha : Portál.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Psychology (2014) Psychology courses 1 Summer