Psychopathology and Social Pathology

Psychopathology and Social Pathology

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 50

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 10

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): asist. Bračič Mark Floyd, red. prof. dr. Pregelj Peter, red. prof. dr. Žvelc Gregor

Content

General psychopathology:
identification and classification of mental symptoms, aggregation of mental symptoms into syndromes.

Special psychopathology:
identification of mental disorders and their classification according to the International Classification of Diseases 10 revision, epidemiology, basic pathophysiology, and outline of basic methods of a treatment of specific mental disorders.

Social pathology:
an introduction to the understanding of deviance, norms, values and social practices, deviance and control, formal and informal control, and criticism of normality, moral and scientific understanding of deviance, deviant phenomena as individual and as social phenomena, analysis of official statistics of the deviant phenomena and rules for their interpretation; etiologic theories of deviance: psychological and sociological theories, forms of social reaction to deviance, punishment, therapeutic treatment, prevention, community orientation, institutionalization and Deinstitutionalisation.