Learning outcomes of the course unit
1- Basic knopwledge of descriptive psychopathology
2- Being able to evaluate in an appropriate way the main symptoms involving mood and anxiety
3- Being able to give the main psychoeducation information to patients and family
4- Being able to adapt their own behaviour when facing a specific psychiatric disorder
Course contents summary
1- Definition of Psychology
2- Perception an its disorders: hallucinations
3- Cognition and attention and their disorders: delusions
4- Temperament, Character and Perosonlity Disorders
5- Learning and memory and their disorders
6- Substance use disorders as a learned phenomenon
7- Mood emotion and their disorders
8- Eating Disorders
9- Stress and coping through anxiety disorders
1- Kalat JW "Introduction to Psychology" 9th edition
1- Sarteschi-Maggini "Manuale di psichiatria" 1982
2- Cassano-Tundo "Psicopatologia e clinica psichiatrica" 2015
Online lectures (both live on Teams and recorded on Stream, especially for those more didactic-based or clinical vignettes) and in presence based on room availability.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written multiple-choice test (in itinere exam on Elly with Teams); The exam will be structured in 8 questions with 4 possible answers (true-false). Questions of the written
test will pertain the topics discussed during classes.
Power Point presentation (on Elly) are considered part of the teaching materials. Students that won't be able to attend lectures are strongly advised to check the abovementioned notes.