2023-2024 / PSYC0928-1

Clinical psychopathology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in engineering of conflict prevention and management3 crédits 


Jérôme Englebert

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

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 major psychopathology and personality disorders will be discussed in the light of phenomenological psychopathology.

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)

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

Englebert, J. (2017). Psychopathologie de l'homme en situation. Paris : Hermann.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

First lesson: 19/9/23



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