PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOLOGY
cod. 1007475

Academic year 2023/24
4° year of course - Second semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
MARCHESI Carlo
integrated course unit
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Course unit structured in the following modules:

Learning objectives

The course is aimed to make the students able to recognize people with mental disorders and to make an adequate project of care or to refer those with severe mental disorders to the department of mental health.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

The first part of the classes will address the fundamental principles of psychopathology such as alterations of consciousness, attention, memory, perception, thought, instinct, affect, volition.
The second part of the classes will address the principal mental disorders such as substance abuse disorders, 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 (pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy).
The fourth part of the classes will address the organization of the Department of Mental Health

Full programme

Fundamental principles of psychopathology such as alterations of consciousness, attention, memory, perception, thought, instinct, affect, volition.
Principal mental disorders such as substance abuse disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and personality disorders.
The fundamental principles of treatment of mental disorders (pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy).
The organization of the Department of Mental Health

Bibliography

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:
- Schizofrenia and other Psychotic Disorders;
- Mood Disorders;
- Anxiety Disorders;
- Personality Disorders;
- Eating Disorders;
- Substance Use Disorders.
- Department of Mental Health.

Teaching methods

Lessons and attendance of services of Department of Mental Health

Assessment methods and criteria

In progress evaluation isn't scheduled.
The final examination consists in oral exam of the classes.
The final examination evaluates the student's knowledge, acquired during the study, about the ability to recognize mental disorders, to plan an adequate program of care or to refer subjects with severe mental disorders to Department of Mental Health.

Other information

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