Learning outcomes of the course unit
To improve the knowledge of the relevance of the therapist – patient relationship. Offer an idea of the clinical psychology diagnostics methods in the differential diagnosis in the medical illnesses
Basic knowledge of the CNS and ANS and general psychology
Course contents summary
The scientific basis of the most utilized clinical psychology diagnostic techniques will be offered in order to realize the multi dimensional assessment in psychopathology. A special attention will be paid to the psychological testing, the psychophysiology approach to stress related disorders, and to carry out the clinical neuropsychological assessment.
Theoretical and historical basis of the categorical diagnosis in psychopathology will be offered (DSM and CDI).
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Ø Pruneti C. Psicopatologia del comportamento alimentare. Ed. Santa Croce, Parma, 2005.