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
CASSANO-TUNDO PSICOPATOLOGIA E CLINICA PSICHIATRICA. 2006, UTET, Torino
P. SARTESCHI, C. MAGGINI. MANUALE DI PSICHIATRIA Ed.SBM Noceto (PR). Suggested topics: General Psychopathology: pag. 109-177, 193-215; Alchool dependence: pag. 398-432; Schizophrenia: pag 491-501; 534-572; Mood Disoreders: pag. 611-614; 630-692.
Slides and issue concerning classes:
- Schizophrenia and other Psychotic Disorders
- Mood Disorders;
- Anxiety Disorders;
- Personality Disorders;
- Eating Disorders;
- Department of Mental Health.
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 an oral exams, concerning the program of the classes. The final examination evaluates the student's knowledge, acquired during the study, about the ability to recognize mental disorders.