2023-2024 / PSYC1009-1

Introduction to Dynamic Psychology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : general3 crédits 


Despina Naziri

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

Aims at studying those conscious and unconscious processes and conflicts that characterize the psychic state of the patient. The psychoanalytical theory is reviewed, together with its main concepts such as unconscious, resistance, transference, fantasy, access to the unconscious, structure of the psychic apparatus, theories of instinct, sexuality of children, narcissism, mechanisms of defence, ...).
Ref. : Sigmund Freud 's theory. Introduction to the concepts of M. Klein and D. W. Winnicott

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Introduce students to the main concepts of psychoanalytical theory and to the psychodynamic conception of personality.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Ex cathedra

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


Recommended or required readings

Reading file
Power point on intranet

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

- Remote

written exam

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred in-person

Additional information:

Written exam.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Professor Despina Naziri

Quartier Agora
Boulevard du Rectorat - Place des Orateurs 1

Bâtiment Trifacultaire (B33), 2e étage, bureau 2/35
4000 Liège (Sart Tilman)

Assistants :

- monica.bourlet@uliege.be
- kgoffart@uliege.be 

Secrétariat : Dorothée Duchêne

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