A Third Year course of two lectures, two 2-hour lecture discussions, and one tutorial class per week, together with practical work. No correspondence courses are given. No evening classes are held.
(Lectures, tutorials and discussion classes.) Introduction to theories of genesis of anxiety. Defence mechanisms and symptom formation. Clinical interviewing.
Classification of behaviour disorders. Learning theories and behaviour disorder.
Introduction to research methods in psychopathology. The social importance of behav- iour disorder. Intellectual Retardation.
For undergraduate students, practice in interviewing and analysis of interviews.
At least one case-study In extenso. Students will be allocated to psychiatric clinics for part of their practical work, and will attend lecture-demonstrations at mental hospitals.
Students will be expected to consult relevant sections of the following as they are referred to in class, and read journal references as they are given through- out the year. Essential references are marked with an asterisk, and are obligatory reading for this course.
*Brenner, C.—An Elementary Text Book of Psychoanalysis. ( Doubleday, 1957.)
N. PersonalityDevelopment and Psychopathology. ( Houghton Miff
Caplan, C. (e )—Emotional Problems of Early Childhood. ( Basic Books, 1955.) Dollard, J., and Miller, N. E. Personality and Psychotherapy. ( McGraw-Нill,
H.—Childhoodand Society. ( Norton, 1950.)
*Freud, A.—The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence. (Hogarth, 1937.) Freud, S.—The Problem of Anxiety. ( Norton, 1936. )
S. AnAutobiographical Study. (Hogarth, 1949.) '
S.—ThreeEssays on the Theory of Sexuality. ( Imago, 1949.)
*Freud, S.—The Psychopathology of Everyday Life. (Pelican, 1939.) Hall, C. S, and Lindzey,
G.—Theoriesof Personality. (Wiley, 1957.)
R.—TheMeaning of Anxiety. (Ronald, 1950.)
Mowrer, O. 1.—Learning Theory and Personality Dynamics. (Ronald, 1950.) Moverer, O. H.
(ed. )—Psychotherapy—Theoryand Research. (Ronald, 1953.)
*Stafford-Clark, D.—Psychiatry Today. (Pelican, 1952.)
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Watson, R. I. The Clinical Method in Psychology. (Harper, 1951.)
Wechsler, D.-The Measurement and Appraisal of Adult Intelligence. (4th ed., Williams and Wilkins, 1958.)
Candidates must submit evidence of having completed assignments set through- out the year. These may be assessed as part of tЪe examination for pass and honours.
Written examinations may be set throughout the year, and may replace one or both of the usual two 3-hour written examinations for pass and honours in November.
An oral and/or practical test may be given in any part of the year's work.
Honours candidates will be expected to attain a higher standard in both practical work and examinations.
104. PSYCHOLOGY PART IIIA ( Personality Organization)
A course of three lectures and one tutorial class per week, with practical work, throughout the year. No correspondence courses are given.
This course extends further the work from Psychology part IIA in issues con- cerning personality and behaviour theory. Trait, role,henomenological and depth approaches to personality theory. The status of psychological theories.
Two hundred hours practical work during the year on experimental, assessment and observational methods relating to the above course. Particular reference will be given to experimental design and assessment procedures.
A minor research project on a psychological topic of the student's own choosing, on which at least fifty hours are to be spent.
(a) Prescribed textbooks
*Dreger, R. M. Fundamentals of Personality. ( Lippincott, N.Y., 1962.)
S.and Lindzey, G.—Theories of Personality. (Wiley, 1957.)
*Cronbach, L. J.—Essentials of Psychological Testing. (2nd ed., Harpers, 1960. )
*McNemar, Q.—Psychological Statistics. (3rd ed., Wiley, 1962.)
or *Guilford, J. P: Fundamental Statistics in Psychology and Education. (3rd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1956.)
Recommended reading will be referred to throughout the course.
Three 3-hour papers. Thesis. Satisfactory laboratory notebooks must be sub- mitted. Honour candidates will be required to show in both laboratory notebooks mitted. Honour candidates will be required to show in both laboratory notebooks
Note: Psychology part I1Á is a pre-requisite for this subject.
HONOURS DEGREE K. SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY (For possible combinations with this school see p. 223.)
1. The course for the degree with honours in the school of Psychology consists of ten subjects as follows:
(i) Psychology parts I, IIA, IIIA, IV.
(ii) Social Psychology, Psychology part IIB, Psychopathology.
(ш) Any three First Year subjects as prescribed for the degree of bachelor of Arts or bachelor of Science.
The above-named subjects are to be taken in accordance with the details set out below and for the ordinary degree.
2. The subjects must be taken in the following order:
First Year: Psychology part I and the three subjects of (iii) above.
Second Year: Psychology part IIA, Social Psychology, Psychology part IIB.
Third Year: Psychology part IIIA, Psychopathology.
Fourth Year: Psychology part IV.
3. A candidate will be admitted to the Second Year if he has obtained honours in Psychology part I and has passed in the three subjects of para. 1 (iii) above.
A candidate will be admitted to the Third Year if he has passed in three Psychology subjects and has obtained honours in at least one of these and has passed the subjects of para. 1 ( iii) above.
A candidate will be admitted to the Final Year if he has passed in five Psychology obtained honours in at least two of these including Psychology part IIIA, and has passed in the subjects of para. 1 (iii) above.
4. An award of the degree with honours will be recommended if the student has passed in seven Psychology subjects and has obtained honours in four of these including Psychology part IIIA and Psychology part IV and has passed in the subjects of para. 1 ( iii) above.
5. Each subject is examined in the year in which it is taken.
6. The class list for final honours will take into consideration the results of all Psychology subjects.
7. Application must be made in writing to the sub-dean through the professor of Psychology for permission:
(i) to vary the requirements of section 1 ( iii) such as by the inclusion of grade II subjects or subjects of degree courses other than those prescribed;
(ii) to be credited with Psychology subjects passed in other universities.
8. A graduate who has the ordinary degree or a student who is proceeding to the ordinary degree may proceed to the honours degree by fulfilling those require- ments of paragraph 4 which he has not yet met, provided that a student who has passed Psychology part IIIA may not become a candidate for honours in Psychology part IIA or Psychology part I, or having passed Psychology part IIA may not become a candidate for honours in Psychology part I.
However, students who have failed in Psychology part IV or passed in Psychology part IIIA or in the speciality subjects of section 1 ( iii) may re-enter as candidates for honours in these subjects. In each such case, application to re-enter must be made in writing to the sub-dean through the professor of Psychology who will prescribe what further work is to be completed.
9. A student who is admitted to the Third Year and who at the end of that year (i) is admissible to the Final Year, or( ii has passed in nine subjects, six of them Psychology of which he has been classed in at least two, may be recommended for admission to the ordinary degree if, on grounds acceptable to the faculty, he is unable to proceed to the Final Year of the honours degree.
100. PSYCНOLOGY PART I (lions)
A course of two lectures and one discussion class per week, together with practical work throughout the year.
As for the ordinary degree.
As for the ordinary degree.
As prescribed for the ordinary degree together with the following reference:
Flugel, J. C. A Hundred Years of Psychology. (2nd ed., Duckworth, 1951.) EXAMINATION
Two 3-hour papers as for the ordinary degree. Candidates for honours will be expected to show a wider and more detailed knowledge than pass candidates in both the examination and the practical notebooks.
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101. PSYCHOLOGY PART IIA