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School of Psychology
DEVELOPMENTAL, PERSONALITY AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
DYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY (Ult. numero di matricola pari)
PSN1031317, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
DEVELOPMENTAL, PERSONALITY AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS PSYCHOLOGY
PS2295, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination DYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
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 DANIELA DI RISO M-PSI/07

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/07 Dynamic Psychology 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 1st 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

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Psicologia dello Sviluppo
Target skills and knowledge: At the end of the classes, students should have learn:
1) main classical and modern psychoanalytic models, with specific attention to those related to childhood
2) strenghts and weaknesses of each model
3) specific verbiage to describe each model
4) applications of each model in the comprehension of the child
Examination methods: The exam will include written open-ended questions (also in English Language)
Assessment criteria: Ability :
to integrate different theoretical models;
to be critic in relation to different theories strenghts and weaknesses;
to express personal comments
Course unit contents: 1) Sigmund Freud: inconscious; freudian metapsychology; elements of psychoanalisis model; Conflicts, defensive mechanisms; narcissism, Eros and Thanatos
2) Ego Psychology: A.Freud
3) Melanie Klein
4) Indipendent: Winnicott
5) Self Psychology: Kohut
6) Bion
7) Infant research
8) Mahler, Spitz, Bowlby
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Classes will include frontal lessons about the main authors. A docu-movie about Freud will be presented to integrate the theoretical lecture. Lessons will be presented in power point. Attendance will not be mandatory.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Student need to study two books.

Main book: "Manuale di Psicologia Dinamica" following these guidelines Capitoli I -II-IV (esclusi sottopar. 2 e 3) - V - VI (esclusi
sottopar. 1 e 3) - VIII - IX- XII - XV

Second book: "Il metodo delle libere associazioni" (Semi, 2011)

Third book: Students can choose 1 between one of the other 4 different books presented in the session "Testi di riferimento".
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Lis, Stella, Zavattini, Manuale di Psicologia Dinamica. --: Mulino, 1998. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Semi A., Il metodo delle libere associazioni. --: Cortina, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo
  • M.M.R. Khan, Le figure dela perversione. --: Bollati Boringhieri, 1982. 160 pagg circa (5 capitoli a scelta sugli 11 presenti nel volume)
  • Racalbuto, Ferruzza (a cura di), Il piacere offuscato. --: Borla, 1999. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Winnicott, D., I bambini e le loro madri. --: Raffaello Cortina, 1987. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Little, Il Vero Sé in azione. --: Astrolabio, 1993.