DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

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Code
66948
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9286 PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/39
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- To introduce and illustrate the basic elements of the emotional-relational development in normal conditions and in poor environmental context, for an early recognition of possible deviations and for their prevention
- To explain the main disorders at risk for a psychopathological trajectory at the pediatric age and the main psychopathological conditions in the field of Child Neuropsychiatry
- To provide the main etiological, pathophysiological and clinical elements of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Tic Disorders
- To describe the main clinical problems related to Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Mood and Developmental Disorders through the concept of functional impairment
- To recognize the characteristics of mental health problems in childhood / adolescence, with particular reference to Eating Behavior Disorders and Behavioral Disruptive Disorders
- To enable the students to acquire the general principles of “taking care” in the neuropsychiatric field and the importance of integrated treatment and team work

 

Teaching methods

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

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Emotional development
Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome
Psychopathological disorders in Intellectual Disabilities
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Disruptive Bahaviour Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Functional Movement Disorders
Infantile Cerebral Palsy and related psychological disorders
Epilepsy and associated psychological disorders
Learning Disabilities
Mood and Anxiety Disorders in pediatric age
Anorexia and other Eating Disorders

 

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

Exam Board

PIERO CAI (President)

PAOLA MACCAGNO

ELISA DE GRANDIS (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

LESSONS START

October/November

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral test

Assessment methods

Knowledge and understanding will be evaluated through the formulation of specific questions concerning the subject discipline through the use of medical terms;
The independence of judgment will be evaluated through the formulation of specific clinical scenarios;
The communication skills will be evaluated through the oral examination and the 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
07/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
26/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
27/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale