Psychology, Healt and Medicine

A.Y. 2019/2020
8
Max ECTS
104
Overall hours
SSD
M-PSI/01 M-PSI/08 MED/02 MED/18
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Linea: Policlinico

Prerequisites for admission
No preliminary knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written test and oral.
Storia della medicina
Course syllabus
Seminar 1: the history of the doctor- patient relationship; the idea of palliative care, according to Cicely Saunders' vision, which gave rise to the palliative care movement.
Seminar 2: The relationship with the advanced cancer patient, home care and hospice.
Teaching methods
The Module is carried out in the form of 2 seminars, conducted by several lecturers.
Teaching Resources
Kaba R., Sooriakumaran P. , The evolution of the doctor-patient relationship. Int J Surg.2007 Feb;5(1):57-65. Epub 2006 Mar 3.
Saunders C. M., The care of the terminal stages of cancer. Ann. R. Coll. Surg. Engl. 1967 Summer; 41 (suppl.): 162-169.
Saunders C., The evolution of palliative care. Patient Educ Couns. 2000 Aug; 41 (1):7-13.
Chirurgia generale
Course syllabus
Different models in the doctor/patient relationship.
Empathy as a relational model
Patient and doctor's emotions as a resource in communication
Errors in medicine
The conflict of interest
Euthanasia, assisted suicide and end-of-life decision
From freedom of care to guidelines: The choice of doctor and the communication of the diagnostic and therapeutic process
Doctor/patient relationship and informed consent
Teaching methods
The module includes lectures, analysis and discussion of clinical cases and presentation of videos.
Teaching Resources
Delle Fave, A., Bassi, M. (2013). Psicologia e salute. Esperienze e risorse dei protagonisti della cura (2a ed.). Torino: UTET Università.
Arend H. (1964) La banalità del male Feltrinelli ed.
Boella L. (2006) Sentire l'altro. Conoscere e praticare l'empatia. Raffaello Cortina ed.
Psicologia generale
Course syllabus
Perception
Learning
Memory
Thought and reasoning
Language and communication
Emotions
Motivation
Attention and consciousness
Life span development
Teaching methods
The module consists of frontal teaching classes, seminars and flipped classroom. The slides of the lectures and other possible learning materials are available to students on Ariel platform.
Teaching Resources
Bassi M., Delle Fave A. (Eds.) (2019). Psicologia generale per le professioni medico-sanitarie [General Psychology for health professionals]. II edizione. Torino: UTET Università.
Psicologia clinica
Course syllabus
Concept of health and illness
Health models in illness prevention and management
Perception of vulnerability and exposure to risk factors
Social and individual resources in illness management
Decision styles of patients and physicians
Patients' social and family contexts
Patients' values and culture
Chronic diseases and mental/physical disabilities
SPIKES protocol for breaking bad news
Case studies discussion and role-playing simulations of patient-physician communication in relation to: preventive medicine; acute and chronic diseases; disabling diseases; oncology
Teaching methods
The module consists of frontal teaching classes, seminars and small-group activities. The slides of the lectures and additional learning materials are available to the students on the Ariel platform.
Teaching Resources
Delle Fave, A., Bassi, M. (2013). Psicologia e salute. Esperienze e risorse dei protagonisti della cura [Psychology and health. Experiences and resources of the protagonists in the care process] (2nd Ed.). Torino: UTET Università.
Chirurgia generale
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Annoni Federico
Psicologia clinica
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 3
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Shifts:
Gruppo 1
Professor: Delle Fave Antonella
Psicologia generale
M-PSI/01 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 3
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Storia della medicina
MED/02 - MEDICAL HISTORY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
To be arranged by e-mail
Pad. Granelli, CTMO, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan