PEDOPSYCHIATRY

PEDOPSYCHIATRY

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Code
68117
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/39
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GE SAN MARTINO (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- To introduce and outline the main etiological, pathophysiological and clinical elements of Attentional Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Tic Disorders

-To explain the main symptoms and clinical problems in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety and Mood disorders and psychosis in developmental age

- To describe the clinical characteristics of mental health problems in childhood / adolescence, with particular attention to Eating Disorders and Behavioral Disruptive Disorders

- To provide the general principles of “taking care” in the neuropsychiatric field and the importance of integrated treatment and team work

At the end of the class, the student will be able to:

  • Distinguish and outline the main psychopathological disturbances in the field of childhood and adolescent neuropsychiatry, and the peculiarities related to the cognitive and emotional-relational development
  • Distinguish and classify the Childhood Anxiety Disorders, the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, "Early onset schizophrenia " and " Very Early-onset Schizophrenia ",
    - To know, evaluate and compare the “Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”, “Oppositional-Defiant Disorder and “Conduct Disorder”
  • Classify Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome
  • To recognize the different types of headache and the possible related psychological aspects
  • To apply and explain the general principles of “taking care” in the neuropsychiatric field and the importance of integrated treatment and team work
  • To know the main principles of drug therapy  in the pediatric psychopathological disturbances

 

Teaching methods

The class includes frontal lessons for a total of 10 hours and with the use of slides.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Elements of psychiatric semiology

Main psychopathological constellations in pediatric age: depression, anxiety, psychosis

"Early onset schizophrenia" and "very early onset schizophrenia"

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder

Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome

Principles of psychopharmacology

Anorexia Nervosa and other Eating Disorder.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Maurizio de Negri “Neuropsichiatria dello sviluppo” Ed. Piccin, Padova, 1999.

Diapositive delle lezioni, ad integrazione del testo.

Roberto Militerni “Neuropsichiatria Infantile”. Ed. Idelson-Gnocchi.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: by appointment with secretariat tel 010.56362432 or by e-mail contact. elidegrandis@gmail.com; elisa.degrandis@unige.it

Exam Board

EDVIGE MARIA VENESELLI (President)

NICOLETTA ORSINI

CARLO MINETTI

VALENTINA PENAZZI

CLARA MALATTIA

VALENTINO REMORGIDA

GIAN PAOLO VIGLIERCIO

DANIELA SPINA

FRANCO GIOVANNONI

ALBERTO GAIERO

ISABELLA BLANCHI

LAURA CHIARA BERGONZINI

MOIRA ANGELONI

EMMA CERIONI

PAOLO CORCIULO

ELISA DE GRANDIS

ELISABETTA CRISTIANI

MARIA FRANCA CORONA

SIMONETTA AMADI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The class includes frontal lessons for a total of 10 hours and with the use of slides.

LESSONS START

II Semester

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral test

Assessment methods

Knowledge and comprehension will be evaluated through the formulation of specific questions, concerning the discipline, through the use of medical terms;

autonomous judgement capability will be evaluated through the formulation of specific clinical scenarios;

communication skills will be evaluated through the oral examination and the correct use of specific clinical terms and finally the learning skills will be evaluated through the request of specific notions concerning the discipline.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
23/09/2019 08:30 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Aula Magna Istituto Gaslini