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Clinical psychology research seminar

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Kod przedmiotu: 2.5.E-SEMBADKL Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Clinical psychology research seminar
Jednostka: Instytut Psychologii
Grupy: Katalog przedmiotów dla studiów krótkoterminowych (Erasmus+ lub inne umowy o współpracy)
Punkty ECTS i inne: (brak)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Literatura uzupełniająca:

Chandler, J., & Shapiro, D. (2016). Conducting clinical research using crowdsourced convenience samples. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 12.

Mackay, D. (2018). Clinical psychology: theory and therapy. London: Routledge.

Nestor, P. G., & Schutt, R. K. (2018). Research methods in psychology: Investigating human behavior. London: Sage Publications.

Tackett, J. L., Lilienfeld, S. O., Patrick, C. J., Johnson, S. L., Krueger, R. F., Miller, J. D., ... & Shrout, P. E. (2017). It’s time to broaden the replicability conversation: Thoughts for and from clinical psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(5), 742-756.

Skrócony opis:

Objectives of the subject:

- in the scope of knowledge - providing knowledge in the scope of psychological examinations in the clinical area,

- in terms of skills, to develop the ability to understand and conduct clinical psychology research,

- in the area of competence - acquiring the ability to conduct independent psychological tests in the area of clinical issues.

Pełny opis:

Program content:

1) Scientific knowledge as a determinant of psychological examinations in the clinical area,

(2) Main features of the research process in clinical psychology,

(3) Subject matter and objectives of clinical psychological research,

4) Main areas of clinical psychology research,

(5) Definition of the purpose of research in the field of clinical psychology,

6) Formulating scientific problems and research hypotheses in clinical psychology,

7) Principles of longitudinal and transverse examinations in clinical psychology,

8) Link between scientific theories and empirical research,

9) Empirical models of measurement in clinical psychology (experimental model, quasi-experimental model, correlation model),

10) Statistical elaboration of research results,

(11) Statistical reasoning taking into account the specificities of clinical trials.

(12) Methods of presenting the results of studies and their discussion from a clinical psychology perspective.

(13) Methodological guidelines for clinical diagnosis.

(14) Ethical standards in clinical psychology research.


Barker, C., Pistrang, N., & Elliott, R. (2015). Research methods in clinical psychology: An introduction for students and practitioners. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Cooper, H. (2011).Reporting research in psychology: How to meet journalarticle standards. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Maxwell, S. E., Lau, M. Y., & Howard, G. S. (2015). Is psychologysuffering from a replication crisis? What does “failure to replicate”really mean?American Psychologist, 70,487–498.

Pomerantz, A. M. (2016). Clinical psychology: Science, practice, and culture. London: Sage Publications.

Rubio-Aparicio, M., Marín-Martínez, F., Sánchez-Meca, J., & López-López, J. A. (2018). A methodological review of meta-analyses of the effectiveness of clinical psychology treatments. Behavior Research Methods, 50(5), 2057-2073.

Efekty uczenia się:


as a result of the classes the student should be able to do:

- Have a precise knowledge of clinical psychology disciplines, including terminology, theory and methodology of research;

- Demonstrate knowledge of clinical psychology research methodology and its main research principles;

- Present the required concepts from clinical psychology and their influence on social and cultural reality and their reception in terms of psychological mechanisms.


as a result of the conducted classes, the student should be able to have the ability:

- To understand the principles and research proposals in the perspective of current trends and challenges of clinical psychology, the ability to observe, search, process and interpret information on psychological and social phenomena of clinical nature.

- Use of the clinical psychology research workshop: distinguishes orientations in the methodology of clinical psychological research, formulates research problems, selects adequate methods and techniques and constructs research tools; develops, presents and interprets research results, draws conclusions and directions for further research in the field of clinical psychology.

- Conducting clinical psychology research on its own, with the simultaneous ability to develop research papers in social sciences, as well as to observe, diagnose, rationally assess complex psychological situations and analyze motives and patterns of human behavior.

Social competences

as a result of the classes the student should have:

- The ability to perform professional tasks in the implementation of research projects in the field of clinical psychology and is characterized by a duty in individual and team psychological activities;

- The ability to present current research principles in clinical psychology and to resolve ethical dilemmas of the research work of a psychologist in a clinical context;

- The student is able to maintain criticism of the received content and psychological research in the field of clinical psychology;

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Teaching methods

- working in the lab,

- research projects,

- design of experiments,

- "brainstorming."

- group exercises.

A. Requirements:

- Credits with assessment

B. Forms of credit:

Written credit and implementation of a research project.

C. Basic criteria:

- Sufficient assessment: if the student obtains more than 55% of the points

- good mark: if the student obtains more than 70% of the points

- very good grade: if the student obtains more than 85% of the points

Przedmiot nie jest oferowany w żadnym z aktualnych cykli dydaktycznych.
Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Opolski.