Clinical Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology - Clinical skills

A.Y. 2019/2020
1
Max ECTS
15
Overall hours
SSD
MED/25
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The professionalizing activities have the learning objective of inserting the students in the different psychiatric services that constitute the Complex Operative Unit of Psychiatry (SPDC; DH; CPS; CRA; CD) and favoring the clinical application of the theoretical tools learnt during classes, deveoping specific types of doctor-patient relationship on the basis of the different diagnoses at various stages of the disease.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the activities the student must have achieved the following results:
- Know the different services that constitute a Department of Mental Health;
- Manage the doctor-patient relationship in different clinical and territorial contexts;
- Know and implement the rehabilitation and pharmacological approach with patients at different stages of the disease in different clinical and territorial contexts.
Course syllabus and organization

Linea: Policlinico

Course syllabus
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.

The prevalent psychopatological dimensions and major and minor psychiatric disorder will be described:
Psychopathology: perception, thinking, consciousness, memory, will, attention, affectivity, reality test and criticism.
Neuro-cognitive disorders and dementias
Delirium and confusional states
Schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum disorders and other psychotic disorders;
Bipolar and related disorders;
Depressive disorders and suicide;
Anxiety Disorders; Obsessive -compulsive and related disorders;
Somatic symptom and related disorder;
Dissociation disorder;
Trauma and stressor-related Disorders;
Eating disorders;
Substance -related and addiction disorders;
Personality disorders;
Sleep disorders;
Organization of Mental health departments;
Legal Aspects of forensic psychiatric , TSO.
Prerequisites for admission
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.

There are no prerequisites.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, surgeries, day hospital, operating room, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.

1. Lectures divided into two parts: in the first part, frontal lecture with the presentation of the program topics; in the second part, analysis and discussion of a film related to the topic presented the previous week and assigned to the students;
2. Role playing, clinical cases discussion.
Teaching Resources
G. Invernizzi, C. Bressi (2017): Psichiatria e psicologia clinica. McGraw-Hill, Milano, Quinta edizione.
P. Brambilla (2019): Manuale di psichiatria clinica. Minerva Medica, Milano.
G. O. Gabbard (2015): Psichiatria Psicodinamica. Raffaello Cortina ed., Milano, Quinta edizione.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written exam. For the course of Psychiatry and Psychology clinic it consists of 31 multiple choice questions, each including 3 answers, 1 of which is correct. 1 point is assigned for each correct answer, 0 points for each wrong or missing answer. To pass the test, a student must provide at least 18 correct answers. The global evaluation of the learning outcomes is the weighted mean of the scores obtained for the two courses based on their credits. The secretary staff will inform students about both the course scores and the final evaluation. Upon students' acceptance of the evaluation, the president of the exam commission will proceed with its electronic registration.
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Professional training: 15 hours
Professor: Brambilla Paolo

Linea: San Donato

MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Professional training: 15 hours

Linea: San Giuseppe

Course syllabus
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.

The prevalent psychopatological dimensions and major and minor psychiatric disorder will be described:
Psychopathology: perception, thinking, consciousness, memory, will, attention, affectivity, reality test and criticism.
Neuro-cognitive disorders and dementias
Delirium and confusional states
Schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum disorders and other psychotic disorders;
Bipolar and related disorders;
Depressive disorders and suicide;
Anxiety Disorders; Obsessive -compulsive and related disorders;
Somatic symptom and related disorder;
Dissociation disorder;
Trauma and stressor-related Disorders;
Eating disorders;
Substance -related and addiction disorders;
Personality disorders;
Sleep disorders;
Organization of Mental health departments;
Legal Aspects of forensic psychiatric , TSO.
Prerequisites for admission
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.

There are no prerequisites.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, surgeries, day hospital, operating room, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases .

· Lectures regarding major and minor psychiatric disorders;
· Non formal teaching lessons (DNF): Role playing and clinical case discussion; Written clinical case and oral discussion (six groups of rotating students): anamnesis; psychopathology, diagnostic and therapeutic indications;
· Professional activities: insertion of students in the various territorial services offered by the Complex Psychiatric Operating Unit (SPDC; DH; CPS; CRA; CD) and favoring the clinical application of the theoretical tools learned.
Teaching Resources
G. Invernizzi, C. Bressi (2017): Psichiatria e psicologia clinica. McGraw-Hill, Milano, Quinta edizione.
P. Brambilla (2019): Manuale di psichiatria clinica. Minerva Medica, Milano.
G. O. Gabbard (2015): Psichiatria Psicodinamica. Raffaello Cortina ed., Milano, Quinta edizione.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written exam. For the course of Psychiatry and Psychology clinic it consists of 31 multiple choice questions, each including 3 answers, 1 of which is correct. 1 point is assigned for each correct answer, 0 points for each wrong or missing answer. To pass the test, a student must provide at least 18 correct answers. The global evaluation of the learning outcomes is the weighted mean of the scores obtained for the two courses based on their credits. The secretary staff will inform students about both the course scores and the final evaluation. Upon students' acceptance of the evaluation, the president of the exam commission will proceed with its electronic registration.
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Professional training: 15 hours
Professor(s)