Psychoimmunoneurology
Code: 53816
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Dalibor Karlović
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Course description
The students will acquire knowledge in the field of psychoneuroimmunology, and will be enabled to take part in interdisciplinary work with other experts in the field of biomedical sciences. They will be provided insight into the definition of psychoneuroimmunology and its development to date, the basic functioning of the immune system, the interaction of the nervous, endocrine and immune systems. They will gain understanding of the influence of psychological processes on the immune system (the impact and effects of stress, depression, humor) and gain insight into the processes for enhancement of the immune system. The students will be taught to recognize all the advantages and limitations of particular research methods in the field of psychoneuroimmunology, and become capable of critical analysis of new knowledge.

e-learning level 1
english level 0

Competency
Upon the completion of this course, the students will be able to
Evaluate different theories, paradigms and methodological approaches in psychology in the planning of assessments and interventions with individuals, groups and organizations.
Analyze scientific literature in psychology and related disciplines, and produce new scientific knowledge.
Explain the similarities, differences and usefulness of psychological interventions and interventions within complementary disciplines in the field of social and biomedical sciences.

Learning Outcomes
1. Apply the basic knowledge in the field of psychoneuroimmunology.
2. Analyze the findings obtained through research methods, evaluating the limitations of the used methodology.
3. Explain, discuss and draw conclusions about the possible impact of psychological factors on the immune and endocrine system and consequently on the health of the individual.
4. Explain and discuss the dvelopment of psychological methods for enhancment of immune system.


Week plan
1. Definition of psychoneuroimmunology.
2. Overview of the development of psychoneuroimmunology.
3. The basic functioning of the immune system.
4. The interaction of the nervous, endocrine and immune system.
5. Theory of (mind-body( connection.
6. Preliminary exam.
7. The impact of psychological processes on the work of immune system (the impact and effects of stress, depression, humor).
8. The impact of psychological processes on the work of immune system (the impact and effects of stress, depression, humor).
9. The impact of psychological processes on the work of immune system (the impact and effects of stress, depression, humor).
10. The impact of psychological processes on the work of immune system (the impact and effects of stress, depression, humor).
11. The impact of psychological processes on the work of immune system (the impact and effects of stress, depression, humor).
12. Presentation of student reviews.
13. Processes for enhancement of the immune system.
14. Processes for enhancement of the immune system.
15. Overview, preliminary exam.


Grading
Students are graded based on their seminar papers and the written exam (two preliminary exams or one written exam).
Literature:
1. semester
PSI-dipl (4388): Izborni kolegiji - Mandatory studij - Psychology

2. semester Not active
PSI-dipl (4388): Izborni kolegiji - Mandatory studij - Psychology

3. semester
PSI-dipl (4388): Izborni kolegiji - Mandatory studij - Psychology
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