Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course is aimed to make the students able to achive the up to date knowledge on mental disorders, their biological bases and their treatment.
Course contents summary
The first part of the classes will address the fundamental principles of psychopathology such as alterations of perception, thought, affect.
The second part of the classes will address the principal mental disorders such as schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and personality disorders.
The third part of the classes will address the fundamental principles of treatment of mental disorders
PSICOPATOLOGIA E CLINICA PSICHIATRICA- CASSANO-TUNDO - UTET 2006
P. SARTESCHI, C. MAGGINI, Ed.SBM Noceto (PR): MANUALE DI PSICHIATRIA Di quest'ultimo testo si consiglia lo studio di : Psicopatologia e Semeiologia: pag 109-177, 193-215; Alcolismo: pag 398-432; Psicosi schizofreniche: pag 491-501; 534-572; Sindromi distimiche: pag. 611-614; 630-692.
DISPENSE/DIAPOSITIVE DI LEZIONE/ALTRO MATERIALE A DISPOSIZIONE DEGLI STUDENTI:
- Disturbi dell’Umore e loro trattamento;
- Disturbi d’Ansia e loro trattamento;
- Disturbi di Personalità;
essons and attendance of services of Department of Mental Health
Assessment methods and criteria
In progress evaluation isn't scheduled.
The final examination consists in a multiple choice test with questions, concerning the program of the course. The final examination evaluates the student's knowledge, acquired during the study, about the ability to recognize mental disorders.