Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
Social Psychiatry
Duration :
45h Th
Number of credits :
Master in criminology (120 ECTS)4
Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...)4
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 :
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