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School of Psychology
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY
Course unit
ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF COGNITIVE DISORDERS
PSP3049229, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY
PS1082, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF COGNITIVE DISORDERS
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge FRANCA STABLUM M-PSI/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/01 General Psychology 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 STABLUM FRANCA (Presidente)
GALFANO GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
MIONI GIOVANNA (Membro Effettivo)
TAGLIABUE MARIAELENA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic psychometrics preparation and basic knowledge about cognitive processes are required.
Examination methods: Written exam: Open questions and multiple choices.
Course unit contents: Theoretical basis of psychological testing. How to evaluate and select a test. Interpretation of test scores. Test reliability and validity. Features and applications of the main assessment tools on basic cognitive skills. Basic principles of cognitive rehabilitation and examples of treatment.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The teaching will consist mainly of lectures. Group work, exercises, presentation of cases will be offered. The active involvement of students will be appreciated.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Pedrabissi L., Santinello M. (1997). “I test psicologici”. Il Mulino, Bologna (excluding Chapter 9).
Bisiacchi P., Tressoldi P. (2005). “Metodologia della riabilitazione delle funzioni cognitive”. Carocci, Roma (Chapters 1, 2, 3, and one chapter to be chosen from Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Pedrabissi L., Santinello M., I test psicologici. Bologna: il Mulino, 1997. escluso il capitolo 9 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Bisiacchi P., Tressoldi P., Metodologia della riabilitazione delle funzioni cognitive. Roma: Carocci, 2005. capitolo 1, 2, 3, e un capitolo da scegliere fra i capitoli 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Cerca nel catalogo