Curriculum | Bachelor of Physiotherapy | PSYCHOLOGY

Bachelor of Physiotherapy- I year 

Paper Code – 03050105

PSYCHOLOGY

 TEACHING HOURS:100

THEORY-4O MARKS

TIME: 1.5 HRS.

Note: For Paper setters / Examiners

  • Paper setters required to set 6 questions from the entire syllabus.
  • Student will be required to attempt four questions out of six carrying ten marks each.


Course Description:
This course is to design to develop the basic knowledge of Psychology with respect to the normal development of a child. This course is also develops the Psychological condition of patient in terms of Health related Psychological introspection. This develops the utilization and importance of Psychology with respect to Physiotherapy treatment.

 

S.NO   Topic Learning objectives (at the end of the session the student should be)  

Teaching guidelines

Methodology  
I.      ·         Definition of psychology ·         Describe history and perspective of different schools of psychology and its applications in various human domain To cover the Definition of psychology, in relation to following schools method and branches.

·         Structuralism, functionalism, behaviorism, psychoanalysis, Gestalt Psychology.

·         Introspection, observation, inventory and experimental method.

·         General, child, social, abnormal, industrial, clinical, counseling, educational.

Lecture discussion

 

 

6

Hrs.

2 Intelligence: Understanding of Intellectual capacity of the patients using IQ assessment To cover the Definition, IQ, Mental age,

·         List of various intelligence tests­: WAIS, Wise, and Bhatia’s performance test, Raven’s Progressive Metrics test.

Lecture discussion

 

SIS

6

Hrs.

3 Motivation: Describe the concept of human motivational principles, helps to understand patients behavior To cover the Definition, motive, drive, incentive and reinforcement, basic information about primary needs: hunger thirst, sleep elimination activity, air avoidance of pain, attitude to sex.

·         Psychological needs: Information, security, self esteem, competence, love and hope.

Lecture discussion

 

SIS

6

Hrs.

4 Personality: Describe different personality types and its assessment based on different psychological theories. To cover the Definitions: List of components: physical characteristics character, abilities temperament, interest and attitudes.

·         Discuss briefly the role of heredity, nervous system, physical characteristics, abilities, family and culture of personality development.

·         Basic concept of Freud: Unconscious, conscious, id ego and superego.

·         List and define the oral, anal and phallic stages of personality department list and define the stages as proposed by Erickson

·         Concept of learning as proposed by Dollard and Miller, drive cue, response and reinforcement.

·         Personality assessment: Interview, standardized, non-standardized, exhaustive, and stress interviews, Hst and define inventories BAI, CPI and MMPl, projective test. Rorschach, TAT and sentence completion test.

Lecture discussion

 

GROUP DISCUSSION

8

Hrs.

5 Learning: Understand learning principles to reinforce patients’ healthy behavior. To cover the  List the laws of learning as proposed by Thorndike, type of learning:

·         Briefly describe classical conditioning, operant conditioning, insight observation

·         Trial and error type list the effective ways to learn: Massed Vs. spaced, whole vs. part, Recitation Vs reading serial Vs. International learning, role of language.

Lecture discussion 8

Hrs.

6 Frustration: Understand psychological cause behind individual’s frustrations To cover the Definition, sources, solution, conflict, Approach, Avoidance and approach- avoidance solutions. Lecture discussion

SIS

4

Hrs.

7 Democratic and Authoritarian Leadership: Describe group dynamics using attitudinal changes, leadership qualities and personality factors. To cover the Qualities of leadership: physical factors intelligence, self -confidence, sociability, will and dominance

·          Define attitude. Change of attitude by: Additional information, change in group affiliation, enforced modification by law and procedures that affect personality. (Psychotherapy, counseling and religious conversion).

Lecture discussion 6

Hrs.

8 Defense Mechanisms of the Ego: Describe various types of defence mechanisms used by an individual. To cover the Denial, rationalization, projection, reaction formation, identification, repression, emotional insulation, undoing, interjection, acting depersonalization. Lecture discussion 6

Hrs.

 

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

   
S.NO   Topic Learning objectives (at the end of the session the student should be)  

Teaching guidelines

Methodology TIME (Hrs)
1 Psychological reactions of a patient:

 

Understanding different kinds of human emotions at the time and during admission To cover the Anxiety, shock, denial, suspicion, questioning, loneliness, regression, shame, guilt, rejection, fear withdrawal, depression, egocentricity,

·      Concern about small matters, narrowed interests, emotional over reactions, perpetual changes, confusion disorientation, hallucination, delusion, illusions anger, hostility, lose of hope.

Lecture discussion

 

SIS

 

Students seminar

4

Hrs.

2. Reaction to loss Describe various stages individual goes through after suffering loss.  To cover the Reactions to loss, death and bereavement shock and disbelief

·      Development of awareness, restitution, resolution

·      Stages of acceptance as proposed by Kubler – Ross.

Lecture discussion 3

Hrs.

3. Stress:

 

Describe the physiological changes bought by daily stress reactions ·       To cover,

Physiological and psychological relation to health and sickness: psychosomatic, professional stress burnout.

Lecture discussion

 

SIS

 

Group Discussion

8

Hrs.

4. Communications:

 

Describe techniques of communication and ways of effective communication

 

 

·      To cover,

Type: verbal, non-verbal, element in communication,

·      Barriers to good communication, developing effective communication

·      Specific communication techniques.

Lecture discussion 5
5. Counseling: Develop understanding of basic counseling techniques and procedures.

 

To cover,

·      Definition, Aim

·      Differentiates from guidance

·      Principles in counseling

·      Personality qualities of counselors.

Lecture discussion

 

SIS

 

Group Discussion

5

Hrs.

6 Compliance:

 

Understand factors leading to compliance and non compliance ·       To cover the Nature

·       Factors contributing to non – compliance

·       Improving, compliance.

Lecture discussion 2

Hrs.

7 Emotional Needs:

 

Describe emotional needs of individuals with difficult circumstances ·      To cover,

Emotional needs and psychological factors in relation to:

o   Unconscious patients

o   Handicapped patients

o   Bed – ridden patients,

o   Chronic pain,

o   Spinal cord injury,

o    Paralysis,

o   Cerebral palsy,

o   Burns,

o   Amputations,

o   Disfigurement,

o   Head injury,

o   Degenerative disorders,

o   Parkinsonism.

o   Leprosy,

o   Incontinence

o   Mental illness.

Lecture discussion 8

Hrs.

8 Geriatric psychology Describe physical and psychological factors in elderly individuals To cover the Specific psychological reactions N

·      Needs of geriatric patients.

Lecture discussion 5

Hrs.

9 Pediatric psychology Describe physical and psychological factors in children To cover the Specific psychological reactions and needs of pediatric patients. Lecture discussion 5

Hrs.

10 Substance abuse Describe physical and psychological characteristics of addicts. To cover the Psychological aspects of substance abuse

o   Smoking,

o   Alcoholism

o   Drug addiction.

Lecture discussion

 

 

5

Hrs.

 

Books Recommended: (Sociology&Psychology)

  1. Megee- sociology’-Drydonpressclilinois.
  2. Kupuswamy- Social Changes in India -Vikas, Delhi
  3. Ahuja- Social problems-Bookhive, Delhi
  4. Gihnsberg- Principles of sociology-sterling publications.
  5. Parter&Alder’:: Psychology & sociology applied to medicine- W.B.Sunders.
  6. Julian- Social Problem- Prentice hall.
  7. Introductionto psychology- Mums- I.D.P. Co. B.Foundation of psychology- Weld- Publishing house, Bombay.
  8. Introduction to social psychology- Akolkar- Oxford publishing house.
  9. Psychology and sociology – Applied to Medicine – Porter & Alder – W. B.Saunders.
  10. Behavioral Science for Medical – undergraduates -Manju Mehta – Jaypee Brothers
  11. Elementary Psychology -MohsinMotiLalBanarsiDass, Delhi.