Psychiatry and child neuropsychiatry

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
MED/25 MED/39
Learning objectives
The aim of this course is acquired the prevalent psychic functions and psychopathology related during the lifespan from childhood to adulthood will need to be learned, knowing the general guidelines of the prevalent psychotherapies.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student must:
· Main psychic functions and psychopathology related will need to be learned and well defined
· Know the main categories of psychiatric nosography by defining the most frequent syndromes
· Distinguish the psychic disorder due to the organic diseases from actual and proper psychiatric disorders
· Ability to draw from the medical records the main information relating to the psychiatric clinical conditions
· identifying physiological and pathological forms typical of early evolutionary phases, highlighting differences and similarities with the disorders of adulthood
· Know the clinical pictures of the most common forms of psychiatric disorders: psychological functions and their psychopathological alterations; main categories of psychiatric pathology; psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety; hints about somatoform disorders and dissociative disorders; eating disorders; personality disorders; syndromes and organic mental disorders which may occur from childhood to adulthood
· Know the major guidelines of different psychotherapies
· Know the general guidelines of psychiatric and TSO legislation
· Know the main psychiatric drugs guidelines
Course syllabus and organization

Sezione: Bosisio Parini

Depending on the continued sanitary emergency the initial teaching planning has been reviewed, with students shift up to 50% of their attendance.
The lessons will be held in presence and / or in synchronous mode on a dedicated platform, recorded and left available to students
Prerequisites for admission
There are no prerequisites.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral exam
Course syllabus
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.
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.
Teaching methods
Lectures, role playing and clinical case 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.
Child neuropsychiatry
Course syllabus
1. The approach to the childhood neuropsychiatry
2. Neuromotor development and evaluation of the newborn and the child
3. Genetic syndromes
4. Epilepsy
5. Malformations of the central nervous system
6. Cerebral palsy
7. Extra pyramidal system and movement disorders
8. Notes on metabolic, hereditary and degenerative diseases
9. Neuromuscular diseases
10. Neurocutaneous diseases
11. Notes on infectious, parainfectious and inflammatory diseases of immunological origin
12. Tumours of the central nervous system
13. Notes on cerebrovascular diseases
14. Headaches
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons or on-line lessons
Teaching Resources
- J. Aicardi. Diseases of the Nervous System in childhood. 3nd edition, 2009, Mac Keith Press
Child neuropsychiatry
MED/39 - CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 30 hours
Professors: Mani Elisa, Romaniello Romina
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Bressi Cinzia

Sezione: Don Gnocchi

Child neuropsychiatry
MED/39 - CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 30 hours
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 40 hours
Monday 1 - 2 pm (e-mail )
San Paolo Hospital, Via A di Rudinì 8, 20142 - Milano