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The core objective of the work of the Department of Health Psychology and Paedagogy is to provide modern highly qualitative education in psychology, paedagogy and art therapy in the context of health care on the basis of biopsychosocial approach, enriching the content of education with the results of scientific research and experience received in the international contacts and collaboration.
The main directions of scientific research

  • Creating and development of Clinical Personality Test (the National Research Project)
  • Assessment of cognitive processes in elderly (the National Research Project)
  • Anomia, its structure, factors decreasing anomia (the National Research Project)
  • Values, factors affecting values (the National Research Project)
  • Construction and adaptation of psychological and art-based assessment instruments
  • Psychological treatment for with different clients' and patients' groups
  • Web-based interventions
  • Health behaviour and health self-concept
  • Development of professional education and practice, including supervision
  • Pedagogical competence and health care

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