UVSRPCK068 Social Pathology and Prevention

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Winter 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Jitka Skopalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jitka Skopalová, Ph.D.
Institute of Public Administration and Social Policy – Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide the students with socially-pathological phenomena which occur in society, adoption of elementary concepts of social pathology as a scientific discipline dealing with their study in the field of social deviations also recognition and analysis of causes and consequences in general. The subject reflects nowadays current issues in the area of socially-pathological phenomena of children, adolescents as well as adults in general theoretical level it delimits individuals as well as groups with psychopathological behaviour. The focus is put on prevention of socially pathological behaviour and acting in all its forms. Study Outcomes: Professional Knowledge: Students can navigate the issues of socially pathological phenomena and subsequent prevention, they can define the basic concepts, identify and analyse the causes and the consequences of these phenomena in General. Professional Skills: Students are well informed on relevant literature, they can work with it and obtain the information needed to the expansion of knowledge on the subject. Based on the interpretation and application of the obtained information, they can link the practice with the theoretical foundation.. General Qualification: Students can use their knowledge of the field of social pathology and prevention in practice, while through this course, they develop critical thinking, autonomy, and cooperation.
  • 1. The theoretical definition of the subject
    2. Behavioural disorders, disorders of socialization
    3. Personality disorders
    4. Addictive and impulsive disorders
    5. Non-alcoholic and alcoholic drugs, psychopathology of addiction as a social problem
    6. Aggressive syndrome, auto-aggression
    7. Violence, domestic violence, the syndrome CAN, stalking
    8. Pathological groups (gangs, party, crowds, organized crime)
    9. Prostitution, pornography, sexual deviance, and sexual aggression
    10. Extremism, racism
    11. The influence of sects and psychic manipulation
    12. Primary, secondary, tertiary and quarterly prevention
    13. Summary
    required literature
  • ONDREJKOVIČ, P. (ed.). Sociálna patológia. Bratislava: VEDA, 2009. ISBN 80-7372-448-1. info
  • FIŠER. S., ŠKODA, J. Sociální patologie: analýza příčin a možnosti ovlivňování závažných sociálně patologických jevů. Praha: Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2781-3. info
  • KRAUS, B., HRONCOVÁ, J. Sociální patologie. Hradec Králové: Gaudeamus, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7041-896-3. info
  • JEDLIČKA, R. a kol. Děti a mládež v obtížných životních situacích: Nové pohledy na problematiku životních krizí, deviací a úlohu pomáhajících profesí. Praha: Themis, 2004. ISBN 80-7312-038-0. info
  • MATOUŠEK, O., KROFTOVÁ, A. Mládež a delikvence. Praha: Portál, 1998. ISBN 80-7178-226-2. info
    recommended literature
  • MILLER, G. A. Adiktologické poradenství. Praha: Galén, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7262-765-3. info
  • MILFAIT, R. Komerční sexualizované násilí na dětech. Praha: Portál, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7367-320-8. info
  • MIOVSKÝ, M. a kol. Konopí a konopné drogy. Adiktologické kompendium. Praha: Grada, 2008. ISBN 978-80-247-0865-2. info
  • KOVÁŘ, P. a kol. Sexuální agrese. Praha: Maxdorf, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7367-320-8. info
  • ČÍRTKOVÁ, P., VITOUŠOVÁ, P. a kol. Pomoc obětem ( a svědkům ) trestných činů. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-2014-2. info
  • CHARVÁT, J. Současný politický extremismus a radikalismus. Praha: Portál, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7367-098-6. info
  • KOUKOLÍK, F., DRTILOVÁ, J. Vzpoura deprivantů. . Praha: Galén, 2006. ISBN 80-7262-410-5. info
  • NOŽINA, M. Mezinárodní organizovaný zločin v ČR. Praha: Themis, 2003. ISBN 80-7312-018-6. info
  • KOUTEK, J., KOCOURKOVÁ, J. Sebevražedné chování. Praha: Portál, 2003. ISBN 80-7178-732-9. info
  • KOUKOLÍK, F., DRTILOVÁ, J. Základy stupidologie. Život s deprivanty II. Praha: Galén, 2002. ISBN 80-7262-078-9. info
  • KOLÁŘ, M. Bolest šikanování. Praha: Portál, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-513-X. info
  • KOUKOLÍK, F., DRTILOVÁ, J. Zlo na každý den. Život s deprivanty I. Praha: Galén, 2001. ISBN 80-7262-088-6. info
  • ČÍRTKOVÁ, L. Policejní psychologie. Praha: Portál, 2000. ISBN 80-7178-475-3. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Přednáška 6 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
Exam-production of a term paper on a selected topic and its subsequent presentation, good knowledge of the discussed topics.
The instructor will notify the students on the topics that have not been fully lectured for them to seek in the compulsory literature or at the e-learning site.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021.
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