Bachelor's degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Techniques (to qualify as a psychiatric rehabilitation expert)(Rovereto)

Foundations of Psychiatric Rehabilitation - PSICOPATOLOGIA GENERALE

Course code
4S000214
Name of lecturer
Mirella Ruggeri
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (1 periodo) dal Feb 5, 2018 al Mar 9, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To provide basic notions on general psychopathology and psychiatric nosography, so as to make students able to recognize the main signs and symptoms of mental distress, develop a diagnostic orientation and enhance the acquired clinical knowledge within therapeutic-rehabilitative work

Syllabus

General methodological approaches in psychiatry: medical-biological approach, psychodynamic approach, behavior-cognitive approach, cultural sociological approach, existential phenomenological approach.
General principles of semeiotics.
Definition of the concept of perception. Perception disorders: hyperesthesia, hypoaesthesia, erythropsy, xanthopsia, micro and macropsia. Illusions. Elementary and complex hallucinations; first-rank symptoms, pseudo hallucinations, hallucinosis, zooptic hallucinations. Definition of the concept of thought: logical, imaginative-fantastic, intuitive thinking. Formal disorders of thought: acceleration, inhibition, slowing down, dissociation. Primary thought. Prevailing ideation. Disorders of the content: lucid delusion, confused delusion. Contents of delusion: persecutory, of greatness, of bodily transformation, of depression. Definition of the concept of psychomotor behavior. Disorders of psychomotor behavior: impulsive behavior, psychomotor excitement, psychomotor retardation, psychomotor arrest, catatonia, cathexia, command automatism, negativism, mannerisms, stereotypies, akathisia, tics. Definition of the concept of affectivity. Affectivity disorders: depression, mania, dysphoria, alexithymia, anxiety, panic, phobia. Definition of the concept of conscience. Consciousness disorders: generality.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Gilberti, Rossi Manuale di Psichiatria (Edizione 6) Piccin e Vallardi Editori, Padova 2009

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will consist of:
- A comment on a clinical case in which the symptoms present must be highlighted - and interpreted in order to obtain an understanding of the case itself
- Description of what is meant by two of the symptoms mentioned in the program.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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