NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Neurology – Providing students with knowledge for a correct interpretation of neurological signs and symptoms, especially involving cranial nerves, and with an understanding of the major groups of neurological disorders. For every single disorder of each group, specific information will be provided on epidemiological, clinical, pathophysiological, prognostic and therapeutic aspects.
Symptoms of main psychiatric disorders
Course contents summary
Semiology of motor functions. Semiology of sensory functions. Semiology of cranial nerves. Sleep and wake cycles. Cognitive functions. Epilepsy. Headache and facial pain. Demyelination disorders. Extrapyramidal disorders. Cerebrovascular disorders. Dementias.
Manzoni GC, Torelli P. Neurologia. Bologna, Casa Editrice Esculapio, 2012
Up-front classes, small-group activities
Assessment methods and criteria
Written test (psychiatry) – Oral test (neurology). The two tests cannot be passed separately.