Modiwl PPP-1002:
Stress & Distress

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Psychology

10 Credyd neu 5 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd: Dr Steven Hosier

Amcanion cyffredinol

This module will introduce concepts of physical and mental health and describe biopsychosocial approaches to health behaviour and mental disorders. The key topics will be taught in lectures.

Cynnwys cwrs

Health Psychology lectures will cover definitions of health, models of health behaviour, alcohol use, and stress and illness. Clinical Psychology lectures will cover the classification and diagnosis of mental disorders, explanations of psychopathology, mood disorders, and substance use disorders.

Feedback is provided in the following ways: 1. During lectures. 2. Final lecture examination revision session. 3. Online discussion forum on Facebook. 4. Review time at the end of each lecture. 5. Open invite to meet with tutor to discuss on-going performance, exam results, during office-drop-in times or pre-arranged meeting.

Those elements of the module that received positive feedback last year will be maintained in the next academic year. Feedback identifying areas for possible improvement will be analysed over the summer in order to make appropriate changes for the next academic year.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

Adequate answer to the question, largely based on lecture material. No real development of arguments.

da

Reasonably comprehensive coverage. Well organised and structured. Good understanding of the material.

ardderchog

Comprehensive and accurate coverage of the area and clarity of arguments and expression. Depth of insight into theoretical issues.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Describe the concept of health.

  2. Outline the main psychosocial factors that influence health behaviours and health-risk behaviours

  3. Describe major models of health behaviour change.

  4. Describe the concept of stress and a key psychological theory of stress

  5. Describe criteria by which abnormality is defined

  6. Demonstrate knowledge of the DSM classification system of mental disorders

  7. Comprehend the major issues involved in assessing mental disorders

  8. Demonstrate an understanding of the major paradigms in abnormal psychology

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
ARHOLIAD MidtermExam 50
ARHOLIAD Final Exam

Exam will take place in the January exam period. Date to be confirmed.

50

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Private study

100 hours Private Study

78
Lecture

24 hours of lectures

22

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Rheloaeth - Gallu defnyddio, cydlynu a rheoli adnoddau (dynol, ffisegol ac/neu ariannol)

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Understand the scientific underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
  • Apply multiple perspectives to psychological issues and integrate ideas and findings across the multiple perspectives in psychology.
  • Communicate psychological concepts effectively in written form.
  • Retrieve and organise information effectively.
  • Handle primary source material critically.
  • Be sensitive and react appropriately to contextual and interpersonal psychological factors.
  • Work effectively under pressure (time pressure, limited resources, etc) as independent and pragmatic learners.
  • Comprehend and use psychological data effectively, demonstrating a systematic knowledge of the application and limitations of various research paradigms and techniques.
  • Employ evidence-based reasoning and examine practical, theoretical and ethical issues associated with the use of different methodologies, paradigms and methods of analysis in psychology.

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