INFANTILE NEUROPSYCHIATRY

INFANTILE NEUROPSYCHIATRY

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Code
84184
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8753 Psychology (LM-51) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/39
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychology)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The aims of this course is to provide students with expertise in Neurology and Psychiatry of children and adolescents, with particular reference to the diseases that require psychological support in a work shared and multi-disciplinarity field.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learn the fundamentals of the clinical methodology, of the therapy in Neuropsychiatry and Neuropsychology and of the neuropsychomotor and cognitive rehabilitation in the developmental age.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to address the main issues of NPI and its different development and competencies especially in the following fields: neurological, neuropsychological, psychiatric and rehabilitative process; particular importance will be given to the meaning of networking neuropsychiatric disorders in developmental age.

Recommended prerequisites: developmental psychopathology, adolescence psychopathology.

 

Teaching methods

Lectures and discussions starting from the clinical experience, with slides presentation and group work on clinical material.

Students with certification of DSA, disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam arrangements that, in accordance with teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide appropriate compensatory tools.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Mind and brain: short notes on the contribution of neuroscience for the understanding of the development and neurophysiology of the nervous system during childhood and adolescence.
  • The complexity of the diagnostic process in NPI

  • Epilepsy

  • Notes on Headaches

  • Mental retard or intellectual disability

  • Specific language impairment

  • Pervasive developmental disorder or autism spectrum disorders

  • Feeding and eating disorders

  • Elimination disorder

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

  • Depression

  • Somatization

  • Psychosis in childhood

  • Conduct disorder

  • Personality disorders

  • Attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder

  • Gender dysforia

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

Research topics, insights:

  • New addictive disorder, new pathology in developmental age

  • Child maltreatment, abuse and neglect problem

  • Body, self cutting and self-injury in adolescence

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Propedeutical study books

  • V. Guidetti: Fondamenti di Neuropsichiatria dell'Infanzia e dell'Adolescenza-.Il Mulino Manuali, Seconda edizione 2016.

  • V. Guidetti: Neuropsichiatria dell'Infanzia e dell'Adolescenza - Approfondimenti, Il Mulino Manuali. Seconda edizione 2016.

Complementary and additional material:

  • Slides, notes presented during the lessons

  • Linee guida SINPIA

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Office Hours: Discussion and clarification with students will be through appointment, half an hour after classes or through arrangements via email.

Exam Board

MARIA NACCARI CARLIZZI (President)

LAURA MIGLIORINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and discussions starting from the clinical experience, with slides presentation and group work on clinical material.

Students with certification of DSA, disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam arrangements that, in accordance with teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide appropriate compensatory tools.

LESSONS START

The lessons will begin according to the calendar of the Academic Year 2019/2020, i.e. February 2020.

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Written test with open questions

Assessment methods

The parameters for the evaluation of student learning capacity will be, through written examination, as follows:

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: students will acquire adequate knowledge and an effective understanding of Psychiatry that is needed to work in network field and multidisciplinary way respecting their role of psychologists.

ABILITY TO USE ON DAILY BASIS KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: students will be able to use the acquired knowledge and to understand and resolve issues related to child Neurology disorders from the perspective of the psychologist in different organizational contexts.

JUDGE AUTONOMY: students will use the knowledge to create synergies and comparisons with other professionals dealing with the psychological, psychiatric, neurological related disciplines in the field of development age.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: students will acquire the technical language typical of discipline to communicate clearly and unambiguously with specialists and non-specialists.

LEARNING SKILLS: students will develop appropriate learning skills that will enable them to continue to develop independently the main issues of discipline, especially in contexts where they will operate.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/09/2020 12:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

No obligatory class lessons attendance but we strongly recommend attendance