COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


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Course Name
History of Psychology : Systems and Theories
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
PSY 416
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Developments in the psychoanalytic theory from the beginnings up to contemporary times will be discussed. Changes in the psychoanalytical theory concerning human nature, development of personality and understanding of psychopathology will be investigated.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • How did Freud develop the psychoanalytical theory initially?
  • How did Ego Psychologists changed the classical theory?
  • Why did the Object Relations group criticize the classical theory?
  • How do the contemporary analysts like O. Kernberg approach to the psychoanalytic theory?
Course Content What was sociocultural climate in Europe when Sigmund Freud had started to develop his theory of psychopathology. What types of problems led him to modify his initial theory. How and Why the psychoanalyst coming after him modified Freud’s classical theory. How did understanding of human nature and psychopathology changed within psychoanalytical approach.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Sigmund Freud and the Classical Psychoanalytic Tradition Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
2 Sigmund Freud and the Classical Psychoanalytic Tradition Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
3 Sigmund Freud and the Classical Psychoanalytic Tradition Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
4 Ego Psychology Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
5 Ego Psychology Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
6 Ego Psychology Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
7 Harry Stack Sullivan and Interpersonal Psychoanalysis Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
8 Midterm
9 The British Object Relations School: W. R. D. Fairbairn Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
10 The British Object Relations School: D. W. Winnicott Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
11 The British Object Relations School: D. W. Winnicott Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
12 Wilfred Bion And Contemporary Kleinian Thought Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
13 Psychologies of Identity and Self: Heinz Kohut Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
14 Contemporary Freudian Revisionists: Otto Kernberg Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
15 Overview Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J. (1996) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought
16 Final exam
Course Textbooks

Mitchel S. A. & Black M.J.  (1996)   Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanaltical Thought

References All of the prestigious journal that publish psychological research.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
50
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
24
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods X
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information. X
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels. X
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge X
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data X
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes X
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations X
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills X
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches. X
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems X
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest