Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Legnago)

Community nursing - PSICHIATRIA

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Name of lecturer
Sarah Tosato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
INF LEG - 3° anno 2° sem dal Mar 2, 2020 al Apr 30, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

General knowledge of the cultural, historical, scientific and normative development of psychiatry, including contributions from recent epidemiological data.

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.

General knowledge of therapeutic interventions, including rehabilitation and medications, for mental disorders.


- 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, affective disorders (major depression and bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders, personality disorders, Alcohol and Substance Abuse (general principles)
- Prevention, treatment (psychotherapies, medications) and rehabilitation in psychiatry

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tatarelli Roberto Manuale di psichiatria e salute mentale per le lauree sanitarie Piccin 2009

Assessment methods and criteria

Written, multiple-choice examination

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