2023-2024 / PSYC1023-1

Work psychopathologie


20h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Adelaïde Blavier, Mireille Monville

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

This course examines how a system, an organization, a work situation can favor physical and mental pain. It presents the biopsychosocial model of pain and examines the method of diagnosis and intervention at work.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Presentation of the different currents of studies on work suffering (Dejours, Clot,...), relation with the design and organisation of the work, clinical methods of diagnosis and  support at work

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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

Recommended or required readings

Books : C. Dejours & Y. Clot

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Written work / report

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

Analysis of a specific problem by goup

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Prof. A Blavier 

Prof. AS Nyssen

Mireille Monville <mireille.monville@chu.ulg.ac.be>

laetitia.dipiazza@ulg.ac.be  Juliette.Destine@uliege.be

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