AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

Second cycle degree in CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: GIULIA BUODO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: It is assumed that students have adequate knowledge on the structure and functions of central and peripheral nervous system, and on general psychopathology (acquired over the course of the first three years of study).
Examination methods: The exam includes a written test in English, with multiple-choice, true/false, and open questions.
Course unit contents: - Affective Neuroscience: general framework
- Research methods in Affective Neuroscience
- The neural basis of fear, reward and aggression
- Anxiety and Depression
- Psychopathy
- Schizophrenia