Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Health Science, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Main Objectives

    a. To provide students with the fundamental -theory and practical-psychological knowledge necessary to help them in their future professional practice.
    b. To enable students to understand and reason biopsychosocial aspects of the studied behaviors and integrate the knowledge acquired in different subjects of psychology and relate with other materials.
    c. Enable critical understanding of the basic processes that influence human behavior and development.
    d. To train students so that you can manage and better serve dental patients.
    e. Getting students know the basic methodology and techniques used in research of psychology as a field of study and make contact with specialized themes developed in the program literature.
    f. Deepen aspects of health psychology related disease process, habits related to health and disease, the doctor-patient relationship, the types of patients, the phenomenon of placebo, pain (acute and chronic) and compliance with therapeutic prescriptions.
    g. Getting students to acquire an education that will enable them to give a psychological response to the demands that are presented in their professional activity, as well as enable it to multidisciplinary collaboration

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.


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