Psychiatry and behavioral psychology (qualifying activity)

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with:
i) the scientific and cultural tools about physiopathology, psychopathology, clinical aspects and therapeutic strategies of the main psychiatric disorders;
ii) information concerning the main models of the mind, the related psychotherapeutic interventions and the main psycho-diagnostic tools;
iii) the deontological and legal aspects of the psychiatric care in Italy.
Expected learning outcomes
Students have acquired the tools:
i) to identify the main psychiatric disorders;
ii) to choose the therapeutic strategies;
iii) to act directly or by referring the patient to the appropriate health care professionals accordingly to the deontological and legal aspects of the psychiatric care in Italy.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
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.
Prerequisites for admission
It is highly recommended the attendance to all the previous years' courses.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Kaplan & Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry, 4e
By Benjamin Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock and Pedro Ruiz - February 2017

Manuale di Psichiatria Clinica. Edizioni Minerva Medica. 2019
Robert B. White - Robert M. Gilliland
Ed Astrolabio
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam will be an oral discussion of a clinical case. The Commission will evaluate the semeiological, diagnostic and clinical-therapeutic abilities of the Student.
There will be no middle term exams.
The final grade comprehends Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology and it will be communicated at the end of the oral exam.
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Gruppo 1
Professor: Gambini Orsola
by appointment
San Paolo Hospital, 9th Floor, A Building, via A di Rudinì 8, Milano