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

Community nursing [Matricole dispari] - PSICHIATRIA

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Name of lecturer
Giovanni Ostuzzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
INF VR - 3° anno 2° sem dal Jan 27, 2020 al Mar 13, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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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 medicines, for mental disorders.


Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in psychiatry

Psychiatric legislation and organization of services

Classification of mental disorders: psychotic disorders, affective disorders, anxiety disorders

Elements of psychopharmacology (antipsychotic medicines, antidepressant medicines, mood stabilisers, anxiolytic medicines)

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tatarelli R. Manuale di psichiatria e salute mentale per le lauree sanitarie Piccin Editore, Padova 2009

Assessment methods and criteria

Written, multiple-choice examination

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