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

Community nursing - PSICHIATRIA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Corrado Barbui
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF TN - 3° anno 2° sem dal Feb 3, 2020 al Mar 27, 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
Antipsychotic medicines
Antidepressant medicines
Mood stabilisers
Anxiolytic medicines

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Tatarelli Manuale di psichiatria e salute mentale per le lauree sanitarie Piccin 2009 9788829919628

Assessment methods and criteria

Written, multiple-choice examination

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