Pathogenetic bases of neurological and psychiatric disorders

A.Y. 2018/2019
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/11 MED/13 MED/25 MED/26
Language
English
Learning objectives
To provide to the students the current knowledge of the pathogenetic mechanism, causes and clinical implication of the principal neurological and psychiatric disorders. To acquire the advances in the biological research in these fields. To understand how these diseases can affect the life expectations and autonomy of affected patients.
The comprehension of the pathological mechanisms underlying neurological and psychiatric disorders. To understand where the research on the pathogenetic mechanisms has arrived and what are the current field of biological research and what are the perspective in the study of these diseases.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Endocrinology
MED/13 - ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM - University credits: 1
Lessons: 7 hours
Mental health
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 14 hours
Professor: Brambilla Paolo
Molecular biology
BIO/11 - MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 7 hours
Professor: Testa Giuseppe
Neurology
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 14 hours
Molecular biology
Syllabus
Genetics of neuropsychiatric disorders
Epigenetic mechanisms in neuropsychiatric disorders
Advanced experimental models of neuropsychiatric disorders
Therapeutic inroads for neuropsychiatric disorders
Endocrinology
Syllabus
Physiopathology of anterior pituitary and hypothalamic system
Physiopathology of the posterior pituitary gland
Neuroendocrinology of appetite and weight control
Mental health
Syllabus
The concept of mental disease based on DSM-5 and the Psychic Objective Exam
The basis of psychopathology I
The basis of psychopathology II
Psycosis and schizophrenia
Depression and Bipolar disorders
Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Personality and Developmental Disorders
Cognitive and Neural basis of the major psychiatric disorders
Neurology
Syllabus
Cerebrovascular diseases
Epilepsy
Infective disorders
Multiple sclerosis
Alzheimer disease and other Dementias
Parkinson's Disease
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Neuropathy
Lesson period
Third trimester
Lesson period
Third trimester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi