Scientific Research Topics
The general orientation of our Chair is centered upon the psychopathological effects of psychic stress and psychotraumas,
the psychological aspects related to doctor-patient relationship, the personality of patients having various psychosomatic diseases and disorders,
and their quality of life.
Current Research Topics
- Applied psychosomatics in allergology, cardiology, pneumology and gerontology
- Psychological aspects of music audition
- Psychological factors influencing therapeutical adherence in various somatic diseases
- The psychosomatic approach of the surgical act
- Psychotherapy techniques, applied in
various somatic diseases
- The preoccupation field of Medical Psychology, from the pragmatic perspective
of optimizing the medical act
The authors try to define the medical psychology's interest field, linked with older definitions of this term,
and integrating this effort - to the biopsychosocial model of the disease. The difficulties of this approach, especially in
what concerns the relation between medical psychology and psychosomatics, are emphasized.The new, biopsychosocial model of
the disease - offers an optimal frame for the study objectives of the medical psychology, namely the physiopathological and
clinical troubles with psychic ethiology, the experience of the disease, the influences on patient's social participation behavior.
Since a series of basic problems of medical psychology have been assumed by a new related discipline, the psychosocial medicine,
and the problem of harmful behavior (including pathogenic mechanisms) became health psychology's study object, it is suggested that
the medical psychology be considered as a notion covering a large area, including psychosomatics, psychosocial medicine and health psychology.
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