Clinical Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology

A.Y. 2020/2021
5
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
M-PSI/08 MED/25
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at providing the fundaments of pathophysiology, psychopathology, clinic and therapeutic interventions of the main psychiatric disorders. In addition, the purpose of the course is to develop the knowledge of the main elements of clinical psychology and their application to the clinical practice: the clinical interview, the psychic examination, the doctor-patient relationship, the psychometric assessment, the analysis of the normal and pathological psychic development in the different phases of the individual's life.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student must have learned the fundaments of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, particulary in relation to:

· Pharmacological bases of main psychotropics (antidepressants, antipsychotics, Lithium, mood stabilizers and benzodiazepines);
· Etiopathology, biology, epidemiology and clinical i of the main psychiatric disorders;
· Acquisition of the necessary elements to collect the psychiatric anamnesis and carry out the mental examination;
· Acquisition of the elements to formulate a correct psychiatric diagnosis and differential diagnosis;
· Cpacity to recognize the main psychiatric disorders and make a differential diagnosis in the context of different psychiatric disorders;
· Capacity to collect a psychiatric history, carry out a complete psychic exam and evaluate the symptoms of a patient with a psychiatric illness;
· Acquisition of the bases of clinical psychology and their applications in order to understand, prevent and intervene appropriately on patient's functional impairment on an individual, family and socio-relational level;
· Recognize aspects of adolescent psychopathology that could trigger psychiatric disorders in adulthood;
· Main elements of clinical psychology related to the doctor-patient relationship, clinical interview, psychometric assessment, and psychopathological analysis with particular reference to the psychodiagnostic and psychotherapeutic areas.
Course syllabus and organization

Linea: Policlinico

Responsible
Clinical psychology
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Bressi Cinzia
Psychiatry
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 4
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 36 hours
Professor: Brambilla Paolo

Linea: San Donato

Responsible
Clinical psychology
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Truzoli Roberto
Psychiatry
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 4
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 36 hours

Linea: San Giuseppe

Responsible
Clinical psychology
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Bressi Cinzia
Psychiatry
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 4
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 36 hours
Professor: Bressi Cinzia