cod. 02505

Academic year 2022/23
2° year of course - First semester
- Alessandro MUSETTI
Academic discipline
Psicologia dinamica (M-PSI/07)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

Knowledge on psychoanalytic thought in some of its classic and more recent forms.
1. Knowledge and understanding. Students will have to achieve a good knowledge of the topics presented during the course, in particular of the authors' thinking, analyzed in its theoretical, methodological and clinical components.
2. Ability to apply knowledge and understanding. Students must show that they are able to reflect critically on the theoretical, methodological and clinical components of the authors studied, also making comparisons between the different models.
3. Autonomy of judgment. Students will have to develop autonomy of judgment, critical skills and reflection on theoretical and methodological problems, on the relationships between specific theoretical positions and on their possible applications.
4. Communication skills. Students must acquire the technical language and the ability to present and discuss the topics studied with clarity and consistency with specialist and non-specialist interlocutors.
5. Learning skills. Students should be able to continue to study some recent theoretical approaches to psychoanalysis mostly independently.



Course unit content

The main theories and methods of psychoanalysisS. S. Freud, K. Abraham, S. Ferenczi, A. Adler, C. G. Jung, M. Klein, A. Freud, H. Hartmann, M. Mahler, H. S. Sullivan, E. Fromm, K. Horney, D. W. Winnicott, H. Kohut, J. Bowlby, P. Fonagy, W. R. Bion, Developments in the relational model, psychoanalysis, and the group.

Full programme

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•Barbieri G. L., Psicologia dinamica. Tra teoria e metodo, Milano, Libreria Cortina, 2009. Except chapters: 12, 19, 20, 25, 30, 31, 32, 33 and except paragraphs: 21.4, 21.5, 21.6, 21.7, 21.8, 25.4, 29.5, 29.8, 34.4 e 34.5.
Recommended but not required chapters: 12, 25


•Barbieri G. L., Psicologia dinamica. Tra teoria e metodo, Milano, Libreria Cortina, 2009. Except paragraphs 3.5, 29.5, 29.8,34.4 e 34.5. and except chapters: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35.

Teaching methods

The course will be divided into different thematic modules that involve the use of lectures and classroom discussion of the issues addressed.

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will consist of a 30-minute written exam with 31 closed-ended questions (5 response options). These questions will be used to assess not only the knowledge and skills acquired, but also the autonomy of judgment, the ability to critically review and apply the skills to professional practice. Each correct answer corresponds to one point. The final grade is calculated as the sum of the individual answers and is expressed in thirtieths (31/30 = 30 with honors).

Other information

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