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The Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment and Intervention in Health Psychology will help you update your knowledge in research and qualify you as a practicing professional"
The Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment and Intervention in Health Psychology has been created with the aim of understanding that the development and improvement of research in the area of Psychology requires focusing not only on the content to be developed, but also on the different methodologies and techniques used to achieve the objectives set more efficiently. It aims to respond to the whole context that surrounds both the research itself and the area of knowledge in which it is framed.
Learn about the main relationships between the body and the mind, the evaluation processes in Health Psychology or the most common tests in this area. Delve into the study of stress and its relationship with mental health or pathologies related to sleep, and discover the benefits of quality of life in psychological health. In short, enhance your skills thanks to this program that will allow you to perform at the highest level in research in the area of Psychology.
Through this program, you will be able to incorporate the competencies associated with the researcher in psychology through a broad, objective and experiential description of the elements to be applied during the exercise, from the most general to the most specific and transversal, analyzing all the stages that make up an investigation. Research is a fundamental section in any area, since all the existing theoretical content is based on it.
Access the latest methodologies in Applied Psychology, master the writing of articles or deepen your knowledge in data analysis. Become a research professional in Psychology"
This Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment and Intervention in Health Psychology contains the most complete and up-to-date program on the market. The most important features include:
- The development of case studies presented by experts in Psychology and Scientific Research
- The graphic, schematic, and practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for carrying out research
- New developments and innovations in the research of the different fields of Psychology
- Practical exercises where the self-assessment process can be carried out to improve learning
- Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the situations that are presented to the student
- Special emphasis on research methodologies
- Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
- Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection
This Postgraduate Certificate aims to provide a methodological renewal taking into account the demands of current research and offering the most innovative strategies and tools"
It includes a very broad teaching staff of professionals belonging to the field of psychology, who bring to this program the experience of their work, in addition to recognized specialists from leading societies and prestigious universities.
The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive learning experience designed to prepare for real-life situations.
This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, where the student must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the course. For this purpose, the professional will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced research experts.
Increase your confidence as a psychology researcher by updating your knowledge through this Postgraduate Certificate"
This Postgraduate Certificate marks the difference between a professional with a lot of knowledge and a professional who knows how to apply it in the processes of research and scientific publication"
The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals in Psychology research, aware of the relevance of current affairs in education in order to delve deeper into the field of knowledge and produce publications of academic quality.
This Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment and Intervention in Health Psychology contains the most complete and up-to-date program on the market"
Module 1. Assessment and Intervention in Health Psychology
1.1. Body-Mind Relationships. Psychosomatic Medicine
1.1.1. From Descartes to Psychosomatic Medicine
1.1.2. The Biopsychosocial Model
1.1.3. Evidence of the Relation Between Body and Mind
1.1.4. Physical Pathologies with Identified Psychological Causal Factors
1.2. The Assessment Process in Health Psychology
1.2.1. Classical Assessment in Health Psychology
1.2.2. Role of the Different Agents. Internist Physician, Psychologist, Psychiatrist
1.2.3. New Techniques of Psychological Health Assessment
1.3. Scales, Tests, and Common Tests in Health Psychology
1.3.1. Traditional Behavioral Tests and Scales in Health Psychology
1.3.2. Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Measurements
1.4. Stress and its Relation to Mental Health
1.4.1. Stress as a Causal Factor in Psychopathology
1.4.2. Psychobiology of Stress. Cortisol
1.4.3. Personality, Individual Characteristics and Stress Levels
1.5. Sleep-Related Pathologies
1.5.1. Insomnia. Definition and Basic Concepts
1.5.2. Types of Insomnia and Possible Causes
1.5.3. Hypersomnias Definition and Basic Concepts
1.5.4. Hypersomnias Types
1.5.5. Circadian Rhythm Disturbances and Parasomnias
1.5.6. REM Sleep Behaviour Disorders
1.6. Quality of Life as a Relevant Factor in Psychological Health
1.6.1. Quality of Life. Definition and Approaches to the Term
1.6.2. Factors Influencing Perceived Quality of Life
1.6.3. Quality of Life as a Predictor of Psychological Health
1.7. Advances and Areas of Intervention in Health Psychology
1.7.1. Interventions Based on Health Promotion
1.7.2. Interventions in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Cancer
1.7.3. Intervention in Addictions and Substance Abuse Problems
1.7.4. Interventions Aimed at Psychological Processes Stress Management
1.8. Biofeedback Techniques as an Intervention in Health Psychology
1.8.1. Biofeedback. Definition and Basic Concepts
1.8.2. Techniques that Use Biofeedback
1.8.3. Biofeedback as a Method of Intervention in Health Psychology
1.8.4. Evidence on the Use of Biofeedback in the Treatment of Certain Disorders
1.9. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) as an Intervention in Health Psychology
1.9.1. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Definition and Basic Concepts
1.9.2. Functional Areas Considered Therapeutic Targets of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
1.9.3. Results of Intervention through TMS in Health Psychology
1.10. Design and Implementation of Intervention Programs in Health Psychology
1.10.1. Problem Analysis
1.10.2. Description and Operationalization of the Problem
1.10.3. Planning and Design of the Intervention Program
1.10.4. Program Implementation and Follow-up
1.10.5. Evaluation of the Results of the Intervention Program
1.10.6. Correction and Improvement of the Intervention Program
Discover the importance of the professional’s orientation towards research and the implications of effective accompaniment in this field”