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

Foundations of Psychiatric Rehabilitation - PSICHIATRIA CLINICA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Wilma Angela Renata Di Napoli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (1 periodo), TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (2 periodo)

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Lesson timetable

TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (1 periodo)

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TERP ROV 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE (2 periodo)

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Learning outcomes

Providing basic elements of general psychopathology and psychiatric nosology, in order to make students able to recognize the main signs and symptoms of mental distress, develop a diagnostic orientation and enhance clinical knowledge acquired within the therapeutic-rehabilitative work.


General Principles of Psychopathology - Phenomenology of Mental Disorders - The main psychiatric classifications - The various theoretical and methodological guidelines in psychiatry - The relationship with the patient with mental disorders - Basic Elements of Psycho-pharmacotherapy
 General Principles of Psychopathology:
 Cognitive area: vigilance, attention, consciousness, memory, intelligence
 Affective Area: mood
 Perceptive Area
 Area of ​​thought: the form and content
 Area of ​​consciousness
 Behavioral Area
 Phenomenology and clinical of Mental Disorders:
 Schizophrenia and other psychoses
 Mood Disorders
 Personality Disorders
 Anxiety disorders, somatoform and dissociative
 Substance use disorders and alcohol (the "dual diagnosis")
 Organic mental disorders
 Eating disorders
 Mental retardation
 Dementia
 Suicide: phenomenology, epidemiology, management and prevention strategies
 The main psychiatric classifications:
 ICD-9 and ICD-10
 The different theoretical and methodological orientations in Psychiatry:
 The medical-biological model
 The psychodynamic model
 The cognitive behavioral model
 The social model
 The systemic model
 Basic elements of psycho-pharmacotherapy:
 Neuroleptics and new generation antipsychotics
Mood stabilizers
 Antidepressants
 Anxiolytics

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with clinical topics questions


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