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Health Psychology: Practical Approaches I

Psychologie de la santé : L'adhésion au traitement, de la théorie à la pratique

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (SSP)

Teacher(s): Chantal Piot-Ziegler
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2010 -> 2017

No timetable defined.

Course

Autumn semester
2 hours per week
28 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 3.00, 6.00

Objective

This lecture aims at presenting how health psychology can participate to improving patients' adehsion to treatment.

Content

Compliance, observance,aherence to treatment? are all these terms similar?
How patients deal with everyday illness treatement regimen?

Introduction

1. Some definitions

2. Theories and concepts
2.1 Behavioral model
2.2 Cognitive theories
2.3 Models and concepts developped from the cognitive and behavioral theories
2.4 Health beliefs models and their influence on health and illness
2.5 The relationship between behaviour and representation
2.6 Other perspectives: qualitative research
2.7 Importance of social representations

3. How to evaluate adherence to treatment?

4. What are the main predictive dimensions of adherence to treatment?
4.1 Illness
4.2 Patients characteristics
4.3 Cultural norms and social representations
4.4 Patients' physicians' relationship

5. How to improve adherence to treatment?
5.1 Importance of communication
5.2 Therapeutic education
5.3 Psychological support
5.4 Some important aspects
5.5 An approach adapted to the patient and his/her illness: some examples and propositions

6. Patient's empowerment
6.1 Introduction: from feeling helpless to empowerment
6.2 What are the difficulties encountered?
6.3 Empowerment: individual and collective perspectives
6.4 Empowerment: how to emprove better illness and treatment management?
6.5 Importance of adherence to treatment
6.6 Evolution of the patient-medical carer relationship
6.7 Components of illness management
6.8 Publicity about medication: its influence on the patients representations
6.9 Strategies to improve adherence to treatment

7. Prevention of errors in medication intake

8. Empowerment: health promotion and illness management

9. Evaluation of empowerment

10. Critical considerations and developments

11. What role for health psychology and professionals?

12. Analysis of some patients' situation

Bibliography

Two compulsory readings (part of exam's evaluation):
1. Traité de psychologie de la santé. Ouvrage collectif sous la direction de Gustave-Nicolas Fischer, Paris : Dunod, 2002. Deuxième partie, chapitres 9 à 15 exemplaire hors prêt cote: UMA 78478+1 / 159.9.03:61 réédition de 2009 hors prêt cote: UPA 71735 / 159.9.03:61
2. Comment motiver le patient à changer. A. Golay, G. Lagger, A. Giordan. Paris, Maloine, 2010 exemplaire hors prêt cote: UPA 62375 / 159.9.03:61
3. A. Golay, A. Giordan (2015). Guide d'éducation thérapeutique. L'école de Genève. Paris : Maloine exemplaire hors prêt cote: USA 30723 / 159.9.03:61

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Evaluation

Oral exam (without documentation) 15 mn preparation, 15 minutes examination.

Bibliography

Lectures obligatoires:

1. Traité de psychologie de la santé. Ouvrage collectif sous la direction de Gustave-Nicolas Fischer, Paris : Dunod, 2002. Deuxième partie, chapitres 9 à 15.
exemplaire hors prêt cote: UMA 78478+1 / 159.9.03:61
réédition de 2009 hors prêt cote: UPA 71735 / 159.9.03:61

2. Comment motiver le patient à changer. A. Golay, G. Lagger, A. Giordan. Paris, Maloine, 2010.
exemplaire hors prêt cote: UPA 62375 / 159.9.03:61

3.A. Golay et A. Giordano (2015). Guide d'éducation thérapeutique du patient. L'école de Genève. Paris: Maloine exemplaire hors prêt USA 30723 / 159.9.03:61

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Programme requirements

Bachelor degree lecture recommended: Introduction to Health Psychology

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