CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

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Code
66528
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 9288 DIETETIC STUDIES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (DIETETIC STUDIES)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Food, body and psyche

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the student will be able:

1. to define clinical psychology, its main theoretical models and types of intervention

2. to know and understand childhood, adolescent and adult eating disorders through a psychodynamic perspective

3. to analyze and understand recent scientific literature on food and psyche

4. to know the main measures for screening problematic eating behaviors and apply them in right contexts and with appropriate objectives

Teaching methods

1. Frontal theoretical lessons (8 hours)

2. Exercises (1 hour)

3. Case analysis (1 hour)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

•definition of clinical psychology

• main professional skills of clinical psychologists

• main psychogenetic models and psychotherapeutic approaches

• feeding and nutrition disorders by the DSM-5

• childhood eating disorders: diagnostic classifications and psychodynamic perspective

• DSM-5 feeding and nutrition disorders: adolescence and adulthood

• anorexia nervosa: diagnostic classification and psychodynamic perspective

• bulimia nervosa: diagnostic classification and psychodynamic perspective

• binge-eating disorder (bed): diagnostic classification and psychodynamic perspective

• relationships between eating disorders and psychological functioning (emotions, thoughts, behaviors)

• eating disorders and attachment

• eating disorders and alexithymia

• eating disorders and emotional regulation strategies

• relationships between diet and psychopathological symptoms (or psychological well-being)

• depression and diet

• depression and diet

• anxiety and diet

• aggression and diet

• cognitive impairment and diet

• maternity diet

• child malnutrition and psychopathological symptoms

• tools for assessing the symptoms of eating disorders

  • • screening: self-report questionnaires

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Notes from the lessons
  • Rossi, N. (2004). Psicologia clinica per le professioni sanitarie. Il Mulino, Bologna, cap. 8, p. 243-270.
  • Blaine, Bruce E. and Rodman, J. (2007). Responses to Weight Loss Treatment Among Obese Individuals with and without BED: A Matched-study Meta-analysis. Eating and Weight Disorders 12, 54-60.
  • Opie et al. (2016). Dietary recommendations or the prevention of depression. Nutritional Neuroscience

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: If we return to presence, the student reception will be on Tuesdays from 10 to 12 in the Professor's office, on the fourth floor of the DISFOR. Students must previously contact Professor by email. If the current restrictions persist, the student reception will be online on Tuesdays from 10 to 12 via Teams. Students must previously contact Professor by email

Exam Board

FRANCESCA SIBILLA

FRANCESCA TAGLIOTTI

CECILIA SERENA PACE

GABRIELLA BIFFA

MANUELA ALBERTELLI

MARINA BELLOMO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

1. Frontal theoretical lessons (8 hours)

2. Exercises (1 hour)

3. Case analysis (1 hour)

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

- Oral exam, if the course is remote

- Written exam (8 multiple choice questions, 2 open answer questions to be solved in 30 minutes), if the course is present

Assessment methods

The written exam will include eight multiple-choice questions and two open-ended questions regarding the texts and topics covered in class.

The student must demonstrate both having acquired the contents of the course in an active and correct way, and of being able to communicate the information learned during the course using appropriate terminology.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/09/2021 15:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

The reception will take place, after communication via email, via Skype, via Teams, on Tuesdays from 10 to 12.

When DISFOR opens again, student reception it will take place in the teacher's office, on the fourth floor of DISFOR.