PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

Second cycle degree in COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2014) (discontinued)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: ANGELA FAVARO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: None
Examination methods: Final examination consists in a written part (multiple choice and open questions) and 1-2 questions about the whole program
Course unit contents: Psychopathology.
Etiopathogenesis, clinical and prognostic features, epidemiology, prevention, pathophysiology and neuropsychological and neuroimaging correlates, biological and psychotherapic treatments of the main psychiatric diseases:
- Delirium and Dementia
- Alcohol and substance abuse/dependance and correlated diseases
- Schizophrenia and schizophrenia-spectrum disorders
- Mood disorders.
- Anxiety disorders.
- Obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders
- Dissociative disorders.
- Somatoform disorders.
- Suicidal behavior.
- Eating disorders: Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
- Personality disorders.
- Psychiatric treatments and their organization.
- Biological treatments
- Psychotherapy in psychiatry