Dades generals

Curs acadèmic:
2017
Descripció:
1.Concept of aging. Significance in modern society 2. Identifying the needs of the elderly. 3. Define the concepts of normal aging and pathological aging. 4. Approach to major psychopathological disorders (risk factors) 5. Administration and evaluation of psychological tests 6. Approach to the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to intervene from a psychological perspective in aging stage.
Crèdits ECTS:
3

Grups

Grup A

Durada:
Semestral, 1r semestre
Professorat:
ARANTZA DEL VALLE GOMEZ
Idioma de les classes:
Anglès (100%)

Competències

  • Llegir, comprendre una informació científica, presentada en diferents formats . Comentar-la i situar-la en un determinat marc epistemològic de referència amb l’ajut del professor o d’una persona experta, el contingut d’un text científic.
  • Valorar la pròpia activitat i aprenentatge i elaborar estratègies per millorar i fer-ho de manera plenament autònoma.
  • Llegir comprensivament i escriure petits textos del propi àmbit de coneixement en llengua anglesa.

Continguts

1. MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING: AN INTRODUCTION What is normal Aging? What is unsusal aging? The context of clinicians and clients: Now what do we do?

2. BASIC GERONTOLOGY FOR WORKING WITH OLDER ADULTS Normal and pathological aging. Context differences and risk. Age differences and age changes.

3. MODELS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT IN LATER LIFE

4. INTRODUCTION TO MENTAL DISORDERS

5. MODELS OF PRACTICE

Activitats

Tipus d’activitat Hores amb professor Hores sense professor Total
Altres 2 10 12
Classes expositives 9 10 19
Lectura / comentari de textos 8 19 27
Treball en equip 2 15 17
Total 21 54 75

Bibliografia

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  • Bowlby, John (1985-1998 ). El Apego y la pérdida . Barcelona [etc.]: Paidós. Catàleg
  • Bronfenbrenner, Urie (1987 ). La Ecología del desarrollo humano : experimentos en entornos naturales y diseñados . Barcelona: Paidós. Catàleg
  • Durkin, Kevin (1995 ). Developmental social psychology : from infancy to old age. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. Catàleg
  • Hoffman, Lois Norma Wladis (cop. 1995-1996 ). Psicología del desarrollo hoy (6ª ed.). Barcelona [etc.]: McGraw-Hill/Interamericana de España. Catàleg
  • Laak, Jan J.F. ter (1994 ). Developmental tasks : towards a cultural analysis of human development . Dordrecht [etc.]: Kluwer. Catàleg
  • Lerner, Richard M (2002 ). Concepts and theories of human development (3rd ed.). Mahwah [etc.]: Lawrence Erlbaum. Catàleg
  • Rivière, Ángel (2008 ). La Mirada mental : desarrollo de las capacidades cognitivas interpersonales . Buenos Aires: Aique. Catàleg
  • Smyer, Michael A (1999 ). Aging and mental health . Malden, [etc.]: Blackwells. Catàleg
  • Staudinger, Ursula M. Lindenberger, Ulman (cop. 2003 ). Understanding human development : dialogues with lifespanpsychology . Boston [etc.]: Kluwer Academic. Catàleg
  • Thomas, R. Murray (2001 ). Recent theories of human development . Thousand Oaks [etc.]: Sage. Catàleg
  • Triadó, Carme (1998 ). Adolescència, maduresa i senectud . Barcelona: Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona. Catàleg
  • Vygotskii, L. S (1989 ). El Desarrollo de los procesos psicológicos superiores (2ª ed.). Barcelona: Crítica. Catàleg

Avaluació i qualificació

Activitats d'avaluació:

Descripció de l'activitat Avaluació de l'activitat %
Group Debate Using theoretical concepts and appropriate terms for the explanation must be given, and; the ability to synthesize what is most relevant to answer the question and clarity of the information given (short definitions terms to ensure that they have understood the meaning) will be consider. 25
Team report Using theoretical concepts and appropriate terms for the explanation must be given, and; the ability to synthesize what is most relevant to answer the question and clarity of the information given (short definitions terms to ensure that they have understood the meaning) will be consider. 25
Individual report Using theoretical concepts and appropriate terms for the explanation must be given, and; the ability to synthesize what is most relevant to answer the question and clarity of the information given (short definitions terms to ensure that they have understood the meaning) will be consider. 50

Qualificació

Students can choose the language used in the evaluation tests.

Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Students who will not perform individual report and/or team report will be cosidered as NOT PRESENTED

Observacions

The evaluation criteria may vary between enrolment period and the first half of the course. At the start of the course possible new features, changes, enhancements, etc., will be discussed.