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Second cycle
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degree courses
School of Psychology
Course unit
PSP5070136, 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
PS2192, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 12.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Teacher in charge GIULIA BUODO M-PSI/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/08 Clinical Psychology 12.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 12.0 84 216.0 No turn

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

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 BUODO GIULIA (Presidente)
GENTILI CLAUDIO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Course attendance requires basic knowledge acquired in First Year courses.
Target skills and knowledge: The course will present the major areas of clinical psychology. More specifically, the student will acquire knowledge of the basis of multidimensional assessment, research methods in clinical psychology, and psychopathology.
Examination methods: The exam consists in a written test with multiple-choice, true/false, and completion questions.
Assessment criteria: Evaluation of student achievement will be made in relation to the understanding of course topics, and the knowledge and integration of key concepts, processes and methods.
Course unit contents: - Theories and models in clinical psychology
- Multidimensional assessment in Clinical Psychology
- Research methods in Clinical Psychology
- Psychopathology: the clinical features of some major psychopathological disorders will be examined (anxiety disorders, stress-related disorders, depressive and bipolar disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, dissociative disorders, somatic symptoms disorders, schizophrenia spectrum disorders).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course topics will be addressed through frontal lessons, and with video clips for specific topics. Students will then move on to a thorough study of the course contents using the textbook.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Butcher, J.N., Hooley, J.M., Mineka, S., Abnormal Psychology (Global Edition/16th ed.).. Harlow: England: Pearson Education Limited, 2015. Chapters 1-16. Cerca nel catalogo