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School of Psychology
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PSN1031317, A.A. 2016/17

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Degree course First cycle degree in
PS1082, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2016/17
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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 General Psychology
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
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

Teacher in charge SILVIA SALCUNI M-PSI/07

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PSI/07 Dynamic Psychology 9.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Start of activities 03/10/2016
End of activities 13/01/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 SALCUNI SILVIA (Presidente)
DI RISO DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)
OLIVA MARTA (Membro Effettivo)
8 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 ROCCO DIEGO (Presidente)
FIORONE MICHELA (Membro Effettivo)
MAROGNA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
7 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 OLIVA MARTA (Presidente)
DI RISO DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)
SALCUNI SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 ROCCO DIEGO (Presidente)
FIORONE MICHELA (Membro Effettivo)
MAROGNA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 SALCUNI SILVIA (Presidente)
CHESSA DAPHNE (Membro Effettivo)
DI RISO DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)
LIS ADRIANA (Membro Effettivo)
OLIVA MARTA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: - -
Target skills and knowledge: Dynamic Psychology is a general theory about mental and intrapsychic functioning. Psychoanalytic models are characterised by the great importance given to inner conflicts, unconscious processes, affective and emotion regulation, and construction of object relationships.
Examination methods: Final exam is written; it presents 4 semi-open questions, in one hour time. Three questions given by the Professor on the mandatory book or on the slides of the lessons, one decided by the student on the optional book.
Course unit contents: Intro: S. Freud’s model(s)
Theory of Object relation
Ego Psychology
Self Psychology
D. Winnicott and J. Bolwby
recent approaches: Lichtenberg and Mc Williams
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lessons with PPT presentation.
Both the program and the exam (in its form and contents) are the same for regular and not regular students. Frequency to lessons is recommended but not mandatory.
Additional notes about suggested reading: - PPT slides (uploaded in Moodle)
- mandatory book
- one book choosen between optional books
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • A. Lis, A. Zennaro, C. Mazzeschi, La psicoanalisi: un percorso concettuale tra tradizione e attualità.. Roma: Carocci, 2002. TESTO ABBILIGATORIO/mandatory book Cerca nel catalogo
  • N. Mc Williams, La diagnosi psicoanalitica.. Roma: Astrolabio, 1999. A SCELTA/optional Cerca nel catalogo
  • J. Lichtenberg, Psicoanalisi e sistemi motivazionali.. Milano: Raffaello Cortina, 2000. A SCELTA Cerca nel catalogo
  • Nissim Momigliano, L’ascolto rispettoso. Milano: Raffaello Cortina, 2001. A SCELTA/optional Cerca nel catalogo
  • S. Freud, OPera Omnia. MIlano: Bollati Boringhieri, --. A SCELTA UNO SOLO DEI LIBRI APPARTENTI ALL'OPERA OMNIA - ANCHE VERSIONE TASCABILE/optional (one of the collection) Cerca nel catalogo