PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN ADULTS

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN ADULTS

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Code
56076
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 8753 Psychology (LM-51) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychology)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to foster understanding by students of clinical conditions that characterize psychopathology in adulthood. They will, therefore, discuss the concepts of normality and pathology, structure and personality urging a critical understanding of the various models of interpretation.

It will finally outlined the characteristics, the etiology and psychodynamics of the main diagnostic pictures through the presentation and discussion of several clinical cases useful to deepen the main forms of psychopathology.

AIMS AND CONTENT

Teaching methods

I have structured the course as a seminar that empasizes discussion as much as possible. Students are expected to read the assigned materials prior to class and to be prepared to discuss those materials during class.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course introduces the student to the aspects of mental functioning in various forms of mental disorder.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Gabbard, G. (2015). Psichiatria Psicodinamica. Quinta Edizione (Capitoli: da 7 a 19). Raffaello Cortina, Milano

Oyebode, F. (2009). Introduzione alla psicopatologia descrittiva (Capitoli: da 1 a 11; da 13 a 16). Raffaello Cortina

                                      Velotti, P. (2015). Comprendere il male. Il MUlino

Un testo a scelta tra i seguenti

Rosenberg K.P. e Feder L.C. (a cura di), Dipendenze, Milano: Edra.

Albasi C. (2006). Attaccamenti traumatici. I Modelli Operativi Interni Dissociati, Utet, Torino.

Velotti P., (2012). Legami che fanno soffrire. Mulino

Rossi Monti, M. (2008). Forme del delirio e psicopatologia. Raffaello Cortina, Milano

AA.VV. (2009) L’impronta del trauma. Sui limiti della simbolizzazione. Angeli, Milano

Stone (2007). Pazienti trattabili e non trattabili. I disturbi di personalità. Raffaello Cortina.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CECILIA SERENA PACE (President)

DONATELLA CAVANNA (President)

FABIOLA BIZZI

STEFANIA MUZI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

I have structured the course as a seminar that empasizes discussion as much as possible. Students are expected to read the assigned materials prior to class and to be prepared to discuss those materials during class.

LESSONS START

Second semester.

ORARI

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PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN ADULTS

EXAMS

Exam description

During the lessons attending students have the option of taking a written middle-term exam. This is not obligatory.

Assessment methods

There is a written exam (3 questions) and an oral exam (2 questions)

Each part is assigned a mark and the sum of these marks is converted into thirtieths to give the final grade.