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School of Psychology
NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION
Course unit
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
PSN1032247, A.A. 2014/15

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION (Ord. 2014)
PS1091, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
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 SARA MONDINI M-PSI/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/02 Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 12/10/2014
End of activities 15/01/2015
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 MONDINI SARA (Presidente)
AGRILLO CHRISTIAN (Membro Effettivo)
DEVITA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MILETTO PETRAZZINI MARIA ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 MONDINI SARA (Presidente)
AGRILLO CHRISTIAN (Membro Effettivo)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MILETTO PETRAZZINI MARIA ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
4 2017 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 MONDINI SARA (Presidente)
AGRILLO CHRISTIAN (Membro Effettivo)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MILETTO PETRAZZINI MARIA ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
3 2016 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 MONDINI SARA (Presidente)
AGRILLO CHRISTIAN (Membro Effettivo)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MILETTO PETRAZZINI MARIA ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
2 2015 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 MONDINI SARA (Presidente)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MAPELLI DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)
PENOLAZZI BARBARA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: It is necessary to know Neuropsychology and Clinical neuropsychology and to have cleare notion of statistical psychometrics
Target skills and knowledge: The aim is to give the foundamental theorical bases and practical methodology to curry out a neuropsychological assessment in order to have a neuropsychological diagnosis. The ability collect the neuropsychological anamnesi, to observe the patient, to speak with him, and to select the appropriate tests are the main abilities to collect all the information for producing a diagnostic reasoning.
Examination methods: written examination with multiple choice answer
Assessment criteria: Student's evaluation will be based on his comprehension of the arguments and his ability to applay concepts and methodology autonomously.
Course unit contents: - behaviour assessment and measurement
- neuropsychological anamnesi
- interview techniques
- psychometric instruments
- diagnostic conclusion
- written neuropsychological report
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: theorical lessons will be mixed with video of clinical patients that will be object of discussions and analyses.
Additional notes about suggested reading: M.D. Lezak , D. B. Howieson , E. D. Bigler , D. Tranel
Neuropsychological Assessment (fifth edition)
New York, Oxford University press, 2004.

This is only for foreign students that want to do the exam in English.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Mondini, S., Mapelli, D., & Arcara, G. (2009)., La Valutazione neuropsicologica.. Roma: Carocci Editore, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Mondini, S., Mapelli, D., Vestri, A., Arcara, G. & Bisiacchi, P. (2011)., L’Esame Neuropsicologico Breve - 2. Milano: Raffaello Cortina, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Bianchi, A., L’esame neuropsicologico dell’adulto (seconda edizione). Firenze: Giunti-Organizzazioni Speciali Ed., 2013. Cerca nel catalogo
  • M.D. Lezak , D. B. Howieson , E. D. Bigler , D. Tranel, Neuropsychological Assessment (fifth edition). New York: Oxford University press, 2004. solo per gli studenti stranieri che intendono studiare un testo in inglese Cerca nel catalogo