Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology

A.Y. 2021/2022
5
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
M-PSI/08 MED/25
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- Provide proper knowledge of the main psychopathological events in the different phases of life and of psychiatric disorders according to the current nosography.
- Provide adequate knowledge of psychiatric pathology from the nosographic, etiopathogenetic, physiopathological and clinical point of view, using a unitary and global vision of human pathology and provide the ability to critically evaluate and correlate clinical symptoms, physical signs and functional disorders.
- Provide the basis for a proper clinical approach in order to be able to analyze and solve the most common and relevant clinical psychiatric disorders and provide the ability to evaluate epidemiological data and know its use for health promotion and disease prevention in each person and in the community;
- The ability and sensitivity to include specialistic issues in a broader view of a person's health and his need for well-being and the ability to integrate the health of every person into a comprehensive and unified assessment, including symptoms, signs, structural and functional disorders of organs and systems, considering them under a preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative profile
Expected learning outcomes
1) Acquire the ability to recognize the main nervous system's disorders, psychiatric diseases and social pathologies, providing a proper etiopathogenetic interpretation, with diagnostic and therapeutic aims.
2) The ability to collect a proper clinical and medical history, including also social aspects, such as occupational health; know how to do a correct evaluation of the physical and mental state;
3) Carry out the main diagnostic and technical procedures, analyze and understand the results, in order to define the nature of a problem;
4) Carry out proper diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, in order to preserve life and adopt the principles of evidence-based medicine;
5) Practice a correct clinical judgment to establish the diagnoses and treatment for each patient;
6) Take care of patients in an effective, efficient and ethical manner, promoting health and avoiding the disease;
7) Identify the main health problems and help the patients by recognizing physical, mental, social and cultural factors;
8) Provide indications for an appropriate use of human resources, of diagnostic interventions, of therapeutic methods and health dedicated technologies.
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.
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
"Assessment of the learning will take place through a oral Test. The evaluation criteria used will be the ability to list and organize the acquired knowledges as well as their application for the resolution of short questions. There are no ongoing intermediate tests.
The results will be communicated immediately to the student and then verbalized online"
Psychiatry
Course syllabus
"Introduction to the course: the concept of mental health and illness The interview with the psychiatric patient and the psychological examination
Organisation of psychiatric services in Italy
Emergencies and TSO: procedures.
Schizophrenic spectrum disorders and other psychotic disorders
Depression and bipolar disorders
Depression in peripartuum
Anxiety disorders, obsessive and compulsive specrtum, Trauma and stressor related disorders
Somatic symptoms and related disorders
Eating disorders
Personality disorders
Gender psychiatry
Psychopharmacologic treatments
Psychiatric rehabilitation"
Teaching methods
Lectures
Teaching Resources
"""Manuale di clinica e riabilitazione psichiatrica. Dalle conoscenze teoriche alla pratica dei servizi di salute mentale (vol 1)""
di (a cura di) A. Vita, L. Dell'Osso, A. Mucci. Giovanni Fioriti Ed., 2019
Oppure ""Manuale di clinica psichiatrica e psicologia clinica"" Invernizzi, Bressi (a cura di) McGraw Hill 5 edizione
R. Truzoli (2004) Psicologia Clinica per le Professioni Sanitarie. Roma: Edizioni Carlo Amore, Firera Publishing Group.

Letture di approfondimento su argomenti specifici:
Fiorillo A., Albert U., Carrà G., Dell'Osso B., Pompili M. ""Manuale di Psichiatria contemporanea"" Alpes eds. 2019
Andrew Sims, Femi Oyebode ""Introduzione alla psicopatologia descrittiva"" RaffaelloCortina Eds 2005
S. Resnik ""Glaciazioni. Viaggio nel mondo della follia"" Eds Bollati Boringhieri, 2001
E. Borgna ""Come se finisse il mondo. Il senso dell'esperienza psicotica"" Eds Feltrinelli 1998
Scalzone Contini ""Perché l'isteria? Attualità di una malattia ontologica"" Liguori Ed. 1999
E. Borgna ""Le figure dell'ansia"" Eds Feltrinelli 1998
R. Truzoli R (2011) ABA e riabilitazione psichiatrica. Milano: Franco Angeli Ed. (no cap. 5 e 7).
Slide fornite dal docente"
Clinical psychology
Course syllabus
"Basic principles The markers of psychological distress
Psychological interview: assessment
Psychological tests
Psychological support to the person with illness
Psychotherapies: specific and a-specific factors
Psychotherapy: difference with counseling and helping relationship
Historical evolution, theoretical models, strategies and techniques of cognitive behavioral psychotherapy
Clinical case discussion"
Teaching methods
Lectures
Teaching Resources
"Manuale di clinica e riabilitazione psichiatrica. Dalle conoscenze teoriche alla pratica dei servizi di salute mentale (vol 1)""
di (a cura di) A. Vita, L. Dell'Osso, A. Mucci. Giovanni Fioriti Ed., 2019
Oppure ""Manuale di clinica psichiatrica e psicologia clinica"" Invernizzi, Bressi (a cura di) McGraw Hill 5 edizione
R. Truzoli (2004) Psicologia Clinica per le Professioni Sanitarie. Roma: Edizioni Carlo Amore, Firera Publishing Group.

Letture di approfondimento su argomenti specifici:
Fiorillo A., Albert U., Carrà G., Dell'Osso B., Pompili M. ""Manuale di Psichiatria contemporanea"" Alpes eds. 2019
Andrew Sims, Femi Oyebode ""Introduzione alla psicopatologia descrittiva"" RaffaelloCortina Eds 2005
S. Resnik ""Glaciazioni. Viaggio nel mondo della follia"" Eds Bollati Boringhieri, 2001
E. Borgna ""Come se finisse il mondo. Il senso dell'esperienza psicotica"" Eds Feltrinelli 1998
Scalzone Contini ""Perché l'isteria? Attualità di una malattia ontologica"" Liguori Ed. 1999
E. Borgna ""Le figure dell'ansia"" Eds Feltrinelli 1998
R. Truzoli R (2011) ABA e riabilitazione psichiatrica. Milano: Franco Angeli Ed. (no cap. 5 e 7).
Slide fornite dal docente"
Clinical psychology
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Truzoli Roberto
Psychiatry
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment to be agreed via e-mail
Hall 60 Ospedale L. Sacco via G..B. Grassi, 74 Milano