Number of credits
|Master in psychology (120 ECTS)||3 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
This course aims at introducing the practice of psychopathology in a clinical and phenomenological perspective. Particular attention will be paid to the descriptive dimension, the psychopathological semiology, the comprehensive dimension and the methodological aspects of diagnosis. The nosographies and major psychopathology and personality disorders will be discussed in the light of phenomenological psychopathology and evolutionary psychiatry and ethology.
Meanwhile, we will discuss the issues of body, space, time, emotions, identity, consciousness, etc. in the contemporary practice of clinical psychology and its epistemology debates.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
Acquire the basic notions to identify psychic functions and psychopathology disorder essential to the clinical examination.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures with clinical case presentations and theoretical syntheses.
Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)
First lesson: 28 September.
Recommended or required readings
Reference book :
Englebert, J. (2017). Psychopathologie de l'homme en situation. Paris : Hermann.
January session. Open questions of restitution and reflection from short clinical cases.
Organisational remarks and main changes to the course