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Current & Emerging Issues in Psycho-Oncology & Pain Research

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 6
Module lead
Daniel Schoth
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

The course will comprise of an introductory session, five sessions on current and emerging issues in psycho-oncology, and five sessions on current and emerging issues in pain. The sessions on psycho-oncology cover genetic counselling, screening and treatment in individuals with mental health issues, quality of life and survivorship, impact on couples and families, and novel psychosocial interventions. The sessions on pain cover the function and neurobiology of pain, pain neuroscience and the Biopsychosocial model, pain as an emotion and the evolutionary account of pain, experimental approaches in pain psychology, and pain management interventions.

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: PSYC1016

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