PSYCHIATRY IN THE ADULT PATIENT

PSYCHIATRY IN THE ADULT PATIENT

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Code
68275
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
2 credits during the 2nd year of 9287 THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/25
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The lessons of Psychiatry of  Adulthood intend to give to the student the knowledge of the main aspects of psychopathology and  clinical examination.

By the end of the course, the student should:

 -  Recognize most frequent psychopathologies

 -  Gain knowledge of main mental disorders

-   Gain knowledge of established procedure and law of involuntary hospitalization (n° 180 13/05/1978)

-   Demonstrate knowledge about  diagnostic criteria based on DSM 5of most frequent psychopathologies

-   Demonstrate knowledge about diagnostic complexity in Psychiatry

 

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons.
Support slides will be discussed and detailed by the professor.

Slides and other teaching material, if requested, will be provided online to students.
All class contents will be sufficient theoretical elements for exam preparation. 
 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

Signs and Symptoms in Psychiatry: consciuosness, attention, memory, intelligence, speech, mood, thinking, perception, motor behavior.

Mood disorder: depressive disorders and bipolar disorders

Anxiety disorders

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Personality Disorders

Eating disorders

Substance- Related Disorder (Alcohol and Drugs)

 Emergency Psychiatric Medicine

Established procedure and law of involuntary hospitalization (n° 180 13/05/1978)

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For more detailed material on the topics that will be discussed, I suggest the following texts:

Manuale di Psichiatria

Giberti Rossi

Piccin

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: simona.penati@hsanmartino.it

Exam Board

SIMONA PENATI

FEDERICA BARBIERI

GRAZIA MARIA SPAGGIARI

CARLO GANDOLFO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons.
Support slides will be discussed and detailed by the professor.

Slides and other teaching material, if requested, will be provided online to students.
All class contents will be sufficient theoretical elements for exam preparation. 
 

LESSONS START

october

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam will mainly concentrate on the topics discussed in frontal lessons and it will aim at evaluating  theoretical preparation, related to the achievement of an adequate knowledge of the subject matter, as well as the ability to process, in term of personal reflection, all the provided contents.
The student must also display the acquisition of a specific terminology of the subject matter.

Assessment methods

The exam can be sit only in oral form.
Two open-ended questions will be asked in relation to the topics discussed during class.