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PSYCHIATRY 2 (GM-5)

Subject name: Psychiatry 2

Target group: students of the 5th year in general medicine program

Education timeframe: winter semester

Education extent: 12/25 E (3 credits)

LECTURES

Lecture time schedule: week 3 – 14

The lectures will be held online in the winter semester 2021/2022 and will be available in the Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) to which all students have access (via AIS).


Topic

Lecturer

1.

Introduction to Special Psychiatry. Classification. Epidemiology.

prof. Pečeňák

2.

Selected mental disorders in childhood and adolescence I.

assoc. prof. Trebatická

3.

Organic disorders, dementias.

prof. Pečeňák

4.

Disorders associated with the use of psychoactive substances.

prof. Pečeňák

5.

Psychotic disorders and schizophrenia I.

prof. Pečeňák

6.

Psychotic disorders and schizophrenia II.

prof. Pečeňák

7.

Affective disorders I.

prof. Pečeňák

8.

Affective disorders II.

prof. Pečeňák

9.

Anxiety disorders.

prof. Pečeňák

10.

Eating disorders. Disorders of sleep. Sexual disorders.

prof. Pečeňák

11.

Personality disorders.

prof. Pečeňák

12.

Selected mental disorders in childhood and adolescence II.

assoc. prof. Trebatická

PRACTICAL TRAININGS

Practical trainings are divided into two parts: seminar and practical. The seminar part takes place in a distant (online) form. Videopresentations on individual topics are published in MS Teams. The student is obliged to watch videopresentation and to review the seminar part of the practical exercises before the practical part. The practical part will take place in person. The condition for participation in the practical part will be successful completion of the examination of knowledge from the seminar part (and relevant lectures if already published) at the beginning of the practical part.

For detailed terms of practical exercises including assigned teachers for individual study groups, see the SCHEDULE. In the winter semester 2021/2021, practical trainings in person will start at 09:00.

Practical parts for topics No. 1 – 4 (starting at 09:00) are placed in teaching rooms at the Department of Psychiatry (Mickiewiczova 13, entry E, 3rd floor).

Practical part for topic No. 5 (starting at 09:00) is placed at the Department of Paediatric Psychiatry (Limbová 1, 7th floor). These practicals are marked in the schedule with §.

Practical trainings are compulsory; all presences are required for course completion. Knowledge level (according to specific topic) will be evaluated during each practical by teachers. Compensation of missing practicals must be arranged with the teacher at least 1 day in advance. Payment for compensation: see Dean’s regulation No. 3/2010.

No.

Topic

1

Overview of psychiatric syndromology related to organic brain disorders & substance use disorders

        Organic psychosyndrome

        Dementia

        Delirium

        Dependence syndrome

Classification of organic brain disorders and substance use disorders in major classification systems (ICD and DSM)

Review of main organic brain disorders (with examples of psychopathological symptoms using  video/audio-records)

Examination of patients by students (including formulating the psychiatric medical history, psychopathology findings, proposal of assessement and treatment methods, discussing the case with the teacher)

2

Ovierview of psychiatric syndromology related to schizophrenia spectrum disorders

        Psychosis

        Negative / Positive / Residual symptoms of schizophrenia

Classification of schizophrenia spectrum disorders in major classification systems (ICD and DSM)

Review of main schizophrenia spectrum disorders (with examples of psychopathological symptoms using  video/audio-records)

Examination of patients by students (including formulating the psychiatric medical history, psychopathology findings, proposal of assessement and treatment methods, discussing the case with the teacher)

3

Overview of psychiatric syndromology related to affective & anxiety disorders

        Depressive syndrome

        Manic syndrome

        Panic (anxiety) attack

Classification of affective & anxiety disorders in major classification systems (ICD and DSM)

Review of main affective & anxiety disorders (with examples of psychopathological symptoms using  video/audio-records)

Examination of patients by students (including formulating the psychiatric medical history, psychopathology findings, proposal of assessement and treatment methods, discussing the case with the teacher)

4

Psychiatric emergencies

       delirium, agitation / aggression, suicidality, medication and psychoactive substance intoxication, withdrawal syndrome, catatonia, serotonine syndrome, malignant neuroleptic syndrome

        non-pharmacological / pharmacological methods of management, therapeutic strategies, use of restraints

Examination of patients by students, writing the complete psychiatric examination and its evaluation by teacher

5

Repetition of knowledge from previous semester

Summary of selected psychiatric disorders in child and adolescent (second part):

        Psychotic and mood disorders in child and adolescent psychiatry

        Autistic spectrum disorders

        Child abuse and neglect

        Acute pacification of aggressive child and adolescent patient

Examination of patients by students (live assessment or review of recirded video case)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Consultations: Consultations are available during each lecture or practical training.

 

Compulsory (x) & recommended literature:

x Kolibáš, E. a kol.: Introduction to clinical psychiatry. Bratislava: Asklepios, 1996. 107 pp. ISBN 80-967610-0-5

x Semple, D. – Smyth, R.: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, 2009. 977 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-923946-7

Jarema, M. et al: Practical aspects of Psychiatry. Praha: Amepra, 2009. 408 pp. ISBN 978-80-86694-08-5

WRITTEN TEST

Type of the written test: multiple choice (i.e. any number of correct answers possible: 0-4)

Number of questions: 25

Number of answers per question: 4

Time limit to complete the test: 20 minutes

Cut-off score: 60 % of possible points

 

Time and place of written test: see in AIS according to selected term

 

Successful completion of written test is the condition for oral examination for the subject. The condition for participation in the written test is complete attendance at practices (including completion of the psychiatric assessment during practical No. 4). In case of repetition of oral examination, the written test must be also repeated.

 

Current questions for the written tests can be downloaded via this LINK.

ORAL EXAMINATION

Time and place of oral examination: see in AIS according to selected term


A prerequisite for participation in the oral examination is successful completion of the subject Psychiatry 1. The condition for participation in the oral examination is also succesful completion of the written test.

 

Current questions for the oral examination can be downloaded via this LINK.