Dietetics and Nutrition

Clinical Psychology

Lecture, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

The course provides basic knowledge of
• psychosomatic medicine
• eating disorders
• stress models
• behaviour therapy
• health promotion, prevention & mental hygiene

Recommended literature
Specialist literature (latest editions):
• Morschitzky, Hans. Somatoforme Störungen. Springer Verlag:Wien,NewYork.
• Schwarzer, R.. Psychologie des Gesundheitsverhaltens. Hogrefe Verlag: Göttingen.
• Wittchen, H-U & Hoyer, J. Klinische Psychologie & Psychotherapie. Springer
Verlag: Heidelberg.
• Zimbardo, P.G. Psychologie. Springer Verlag: Heidelberg.

Lecture, discussion and exercises, case examples

Learning outcomes

Students acquire fundamental and detailed medical knowledge in the areas of anatomy, physiology, nutritional physiology and pathology providing the basis for their future professional activity. The module also provides basic knowledge of clinical psychology

On completion of the module students will be able to
recognise life-threatening conditions and to provide first aid.

Mode of delivery


Assessment methods and criteria

written/oral exam