637-3025/02 – Applied psychology and ethics in public health (APEZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Non-ferrous Metals, Refining and RecyclingCredits4
Subject guarantorPhDr. Radka Kozáková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorPhDr. Radka Kozáková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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KOZ0251 PhDr. Radka Kozáková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 3+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to: - explain the interconnecteness general, developmental and social psychology. - apply compensation techniques in stressful situations - define the area of health psychology, attitudes to illness, dying issues - explain the difference between health professionals and patient attitude to illness

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The course is conceived as a theoretical and practical, which aims to introduce students in terms of theoretical and practical issues of psychology and applied disciplines in health care. The psychological part deals with the connectedness of the human psyche and its experience related to stress, illness and departure from life. On the area of health psychology follow ethical and legal standards, the importance of confidentiality and patients' rights, the principles of communicating truth to the patient and the principles of the Code of Ethics

Compulsory literature:

[1] Guidelines for essential trauma care. INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SURGERY, SOCIETE INTERNATIONALE DE CHIRURGIE and INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SURGERY OF TRAUMA AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE. World Health Organization 2004, ISBN 92 4 154640 9 [2] Mental Health Practice in a Digital World: A Clinicians Guide. Editors: Dewan, Naakesh A., Luo, John S, Lorenzi, Nancy M. 2015, 228 p.ISBN 978-3-319-14108-4

Recommended literature:

[1] Friedman, Matthew J. Posttraumatic and Acute Stress Disorders, 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-15066-6

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Samostatná prezentace, kolokvium, řešení modelových situací


Other requirements

Vypracování prezentace, návrh řešení, atd., absolvování testů znalostí


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: ·Psychologie jako teoretická báze aplikovaných psychologických disciplín. Psychologické pojmy (psychika, psychické obsahy, psychické procesy, psychické stavy, prožívání a chování, vědomí a nevědomí, podvědomí a předvědomí) z ohledu zdraví a nemoci. Kognitivně senzorické procesy, emoce a jejich vztah ve zdraví a nemoci. Sociální psychologie a její aplikace do zdravotnické psychologie · Zdravotnická psychologie – vymezení pojmu. Celostní péče o pacienta. Psychologická problematika nemocného – postoj k nemoci. Psychologická stránka průběhu nemoci – postoj zdravotníka a nemocného k nemoci. Biopsychosociální přístup k nemocným. Stres, úzkost, syndrom vyhoření.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
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