Bachelor's degree in Obstetrics (to qualify as an obstetrician)

Medical and Surgical Sciences - PSICHIATRIA

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Name of lecturer
Sarah Tosato
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2° ANNO 2° Semestre CLO dal Mar 4, 2019 al Apr 19, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

General knowledge of the classification of mental disorders, including etiological and prognostic models (biological, social and psychological ones).

General knowledge of semiotics, psychopathology and clinical aspects of mental disorders, with special focus on perinatal period.

General knowledge of therapeutic interventions, including rehabilitation and medications, for mental disorders, with special focus on perinatal period.


- Psychiatric legislation and organization of psychiatric services
- Bio-psycho-social model in psychiatry
- Classification of mental disorders
- Semiotics, psychopathology and clinical aspects of the following mental disorders: psychotic disorders (in particular schizophrenia), affective disorders (major deprression and bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders. Special focus on clinical presentation and outcome of mental disorders in perinatal and postpartum periods.
- Prevention, treatment (psychotherapies, medications) and rehabilitation in psychiatry, with specific focus on perinatal period.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tatarelli Roberto Manuale di psichiatria e salute mentale per le lauree sanitarie Piccin 2009
Invernizzi G, Bressi C Psichiatria e Psicologia Clinica (Edizione 5) McGraw Hill 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

Written, multiple-choice examination


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