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Syllabus Research Seminar - Psychotherapy Processes & Outcomes: CBT for Panic Disorded - 51798
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Last update 22-08-2018
HU Credits: 4

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Psychology

Semester: Yearly

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Professor Jonathan Huppert

Coordinator Office Hours: Thurs 14:00

Teaching Staff:
Prof Jonathan Huppert

Course/Module description:
In this course, students in clinical psychology will conduct a single case study on the treatment of panic disorder. This will be a systematic study, from hypothesis generation, design/measure selection, to treatment and data collection, analysis and write up.

Course/Module aims:
to provide experience in conducting single case research
to understand the complexities of clinical research
to learn about conceptualizing mechanisms of therapy

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
the student will be able to design a single case study according to hypotheses he generates
the student will understand better mechanisms of treatment in panic disorder

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: small group supervision/meetings

Course/Module Content:
1. meetings to learn about conducting single case studies
2. recruitment of patients
3. panic seminar to learn to treat panic
4. assessment of patients
5. treatment/data gathering
6. data analysis
7. write-up

Required Reading:
Huppert, J. D. Baker-Morrisette , S. L. (2003). Beyond the manual: The insider's guide to panic control treatment. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 10, 2-13. 10.1016/S1077-7229(03)80003-2

Gloster, A. T., Klotsche, J., Gerlach, A. L., Hamm, A., Ströhle, A., Gauggel, S., … Wittchen, H.-U. (2014). Timing matters: Change depends on the stage of treatment in cognitive behavioral therapy for panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82(1), 141–153.

Barlow, D. H., & Craske, M. G. (2007). Mastery of your anxiety and panic (4th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Barlow, D. H. (Ed.). (2014). Clinical handbook of psychological disorders: A step-by-step treatment manual. Guilford publications.

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 50 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 50 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.