2017-2018 / CRIM2164-1

Social Psychiatry

Duration

45h Th

Number of credits

 Master in criminology (120 ECTS)4 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...)4 crédits 

Lecturer

Patrick Papart

Language(s) of instruction

French language

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

We first approach the field of social psychiatry via the major principles that underlie epidemiology and via an analysis of the environment's inducing effect in the field of psychiatry. Next the course offers a survey of what communication theory and ethology have contributed to our understanding of psychopathology.
Some major problems in social psychiatry are examined such as addictions to drugs or spirits, suicide, sexual abuse on children, psychiatric disturbances, and dangerousness.
We conclude with an introduction to various structures for psychiatric care.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To analyse the impact of the environment on mental disease and to consider some major issues in social psychiatry.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Notions of psychiatry
Links with other courses:
"Eléments de clinique psychiatrique" (to be taken before)
"Psychopathologie criminelle" (to be taken subsequently).

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Structure of the course: pwp projections with videos.

Recommended or required readings

Syllabus.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

Contacts

- Teacher: Prof. P. PAPART, CHU Sart Tilman - 04/ 366 72 15
- Secretary: Mme C. Gayetot, CHU Sart Tilman - 04/ 366 79 60

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Social Psychiatry
We first approach the field of social psychiatry via the major principles that underlie epidemiology and via an analysis of the environment's inducing effect in the field of psychiatry. Next the course offers a survey of what communication theory and ethology have contributed to our understanding of psychopathology.
Some major problems in social psychiatry are examined such as addictions to drugs or spirits, suicide, sexual abuse on children, psychiatric disturbances, and dangerousness.
We conclude with an introduction to various structures for psychiatric care.