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

Child and adolescent rehabilitation - NEUROPSICHIATRIA INFANTILE

Course code
Name of lecturer
Stefano Calzolari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
TERP 3A1S dal Oct 1, 2019 al Nov 8, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student should show to be able to recognise features, symptoms, etiology and main treatments of neurodevelopmental disorders (autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) and developmental behavioural troubles (oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder)


Autism spectrum disorder: history, definition, diagnostic features, development and course, treatment.
Intellectual disability: history, definition, diagnostic features, social issues, comorbidity.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: history, limits, definition, diagnostic features, development and course, comorbidity, treatment.
Oppositional defiant disorder: definition, diagnostic features, development and course, comorbidity, treatment.
Conduct disorder: definition, diagnostic features, subtypes,development and course, comorbidity, treatment.
Social withdrawal: features and possible etiology

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Herman Koch La cena Neri Pozza 2010 978-88-545-0400-4
Mark Haddon Lo strano caso del cane ucciso a mezzanotte Einaudi 2003 88-06-16648-4
Steve Silberman NeuroTribù. I talenti dell'autismo e il futuro della neurodiversità Ed. LSWR 2016 9788868953607
Simonetta Agnello Hornby Vento scomposto Feltrinelli 2009 9788807017728

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examinatioin

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