PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY AND PEDOPSYCHIATRY: PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY AND PEDOPSYCHIATRY: PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

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Code
68379
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
2 credits during the 2nd year of 9287 THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/39
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (THERAPY OF MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE PEDIATRIC AGE)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To introduce 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, with particular attention to Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, "Early onset schizophrenia " and " Very Early-onset Schizophrenia ", “Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”, “Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, “Conduct Disorder”, “Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndromes, Headache, for their early recognition and multidisciplinary care.

To explain the principles of global care in Child Neuropsychiatry, with particular attention to the mental illness, specifically for the planning of therapeutic interventions.

To provide the principles of drug therapy.

To enable students to acquire psychomotor and evaluation skills in the considered areas.

 

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

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
  • To acquire psychomotor and evaluation skills in the considered areas.

 

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.

Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

"Early-onset schizophrenia" and "Very early-onset schizophrenia".

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

Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome.

Principles of drug therapy.

Anorexia Nervosa and other Eating Disorder.

Headache, clinical features and psychological issues.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

 Slides of lessons, to supplement the text.

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Tuesday 12-13, by appointment at the office, tel 010.56362432, 12-13 or by e-mail edvigeveneselli@unige.it, neuropsichiatria@unige.it    

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

Exam Board

ELISA DE GRANDIS (President)

EUGENIA DUFOUR (President)

FRANCESCA MARIA BATTAGLIA

MARGHERITA SAVOINI

EDVIGE MARIA VENESELLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

ORARI

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PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY AND PEDOPSYCHIATRY: PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

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
09/06/2020 08:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date di Gennaio e Febbraio sono riservate agli studenti che sono indietro con gli esami Sede d'esame: aule neuropsichiatria Infantile IGG
07/07/2020 08:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date di Gennaio e Febbraio sono riservate agli studenti che sono indietro con gli esami Sede d'esame: aule neuropsichiatria Infantile IGG
15/09/2020 08:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date di Gennaio e Febbraio sono riservate agli studenti che sono indietro con gli esami Sede d'esame: aule neuropsichiatria Infantile IGG