HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (WITH WORKSHOP)

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (WITH WORKSHOP)

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Code
67343
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8753 Psychology (LM-51) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/05
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychology)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The goal of the Health Psychology is to look away from diagnosis and therapy in order to focalize attention on dynamics of development of the person in environment. Focal point are therefore the resources through which to promote the personal and social well-being.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will explore the concept of health through analysis of its theoretical evolution and will provide a critical interpretation of the psychological and social processes involved in its construction.

The theme will be analyzed through exploration of the most important lines of action, considering contexts and intervention methodologies.

The course is complemented by a workshop on the issues of prevention and health promotion in educational, health, community contexts.

Teaching methods

The course will consist of theorical lessons (with support of slides) and workshop. The workshop will be characterized by exercises in small group and opportunities for discussion among participants.

The workshop is an integral part of the course, and attendance is mandatory. You can't take the exam without having before attended the workshop.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The contents of the course are the analysis of the epistemological premises and of the theoretical developments of Health Psychology (from the bio-medical perspective until the weakness of the bio-psycho-social model); the determinants and the processes relevant to health; prevention and health promotion; lines of action, methods and contexts of the health psychology interventions.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Required texts:
  • Braibanti P. , Ripensare la salute, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2015.
  • Bertini M., Psicologia della salute, Raffaello Cortina Editore, Milano, 2012
    Furthermore, a text of your choice:
  • Bertini M. – Braibanti P. - Gagliardi M.P., Il modello “Skills for Life” 11-14 anni. La promozione dello sviluppo personale e sociale nella scuola, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2006.
  • Bertolini G.(a cura di), Scelte sulla vita. L’esperienza di cura nei reparti di terapia intensiva, Guerini e Associati, Milano, 2007.
  • Canguilhem G., Il normale e il patologico, Einaudi, Torino, 1998.
  • De Piccoli N., Salute e qualità della vita nella società del benessere, Carocci, Roma, 2014.
  • Delle Fave A., Bassi M., Psicologia e salute. Esperienze e risorse dei protagonisti della cura, UTET, Novara, 2013.
  • Egger G.– Spark R. – Donovan R., Health Promotion Strategies and Methods, McGraw-Hill, Australia, 2005.
  • Gadamer H.G., Dove si nasconde la salute, Cortina, Milano, 1994.
  • Guerra G., Psicosociologia dell'ospedale. Analisi organizzativa e processi di cambiamento, Carocci, Roma, 2004.
  • Marhaba S. (a cura di), Salute, ben-essere e soggettività, McGraw-Hill, Milano, 1999.
  • Marks D.F. (ed.), The Health Psychology Reader, SAGE, London, 2002 (chapters are to be agreed with the professor).
  • Mauri A. – Tinti C. (a cura di), Psicologia della salute per operatori sanitari, UTET, Torino, 2006.
  • Murray M. (ed.), Critical Health Psychology, Palgrave McMillan, UK, 2004.
  • Nathan T. – Stengers I., Medici e stregoni, Bollati Boringhieri, Torino, 1996. You have to added: Canguilhem G., Sulla medicina. Scritti 1955-1989, Einaudi, Torino, 2007.
  • Solano L. (a cura di), Dal Sintomo alla Persona, Franco Angeli,  Milano, 2011.

Alternative texts can be agreed with the professor.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: To have an appointment with the teacher you have to sent an e-mail at: Anna.Zunino@unige.it The teacher receives students at the DISFor (IV floor, room 4A6)

Exam Board

ANNA ZUNINO (President)

NADIA RANIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course will consist of theorical lessons (with support of slides) and workshop. The workshop will be characterized by exercises in small group and opportunities for discussion among participants.

The workshop is an integral part of the course, and attendance is mandatory. You can't take the exam without having before attended the workshop.

LESSONS START

Classes will begin the September 28th, 2016

ORARI

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HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (WITH WORKSHOP)

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

The exam is an assessment of knowledge through an interview about a concept map prepared by the student and based on the topics of the course.