2023-2024 / PSYC0340-2

Sick Person psychology


5h SEM, 15h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in pharmacy2 crédits 


Jean-Marc Triffaux

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

To prepare the practical realities, this course will focus on the patient's psychology, psychopathology, the psychological aspect of the drug, the responsibility for over-consumption, the factors influencing the prescription, the placebo effect, compliance.
Interactive teaching will be emphasized.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Reactions of the patient about the disease. Psychopathology and medication. Psychological aspects of medication. Responsibility of overconsumption. Factors influencing the prescription. The placebo effect. Compliance. Drug Abuse.
Basic knowledges of psychopathology

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Analysis of psychopathology through video cases viewed in class according to health situation.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

face-to-face or e-learning according to health situation 

Recommended or required readings

diaporamas 2022-2023

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written exam : QCM with the possibility of QROC 
Duration : to define

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Professor J-M TRIFFAUX  Hôpital de jour Universitaire La Clé - 153 Boulevard de la constitution - 4020 LIEGE Phone : 04/342 65 96
jmtriffaux@uliege.be Secretary : Madame H.GREIMERS- Tél : 04/344 69 43

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