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School of Economics and Political Science
SOCIAL WORK (QUALIFYING FOR WELFARE OFFICERS)
Course unit
PSYCHIATRY
SF02107010, A.A. 2019/20

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SOCIAL WORK (QUALIFYING FOR WELFARE OFFICERS)
SF1330, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PSYCHIATRY
Department of reference Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT 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 MARCO SOLMI MED/25
Other lecturers LEONARDO ZANINOTTO

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses MED/25 Psychiatry 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 45 105.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Syllabus
Prerequisites: General psychopatology essentials
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of main psychiatric condditions

Developing familiarity with diagnostic process when clinical scenarios are presented
Examination methods: Multiple choice questions: 2 points each correct answer, and 0 points for each wrong or blank answer.
2 open questions, 4 points maximum each.

Optional interview, which can improve or worsen rating of written exam, max 4 points.
Assessment criteria: Multiple choice: knowledge of main psychiatric disorders

2 point correct answer
0 points wrong or blank answer

2 open questions, 4 points maximum each.
Course unit contents: History of psychiatry essentials
Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment of:
Schizophrenia pectrum and other psychoses
Depressive disorder
Bipolar disorder
Anxiety disorder
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Trauma related disorders
Dissociative disorders
Personality disorders
Conduct/behavioral disorders
Gender dysphoria
Substance abuse
Neurocognitive disorder
Eating disorders
Psychopharmacology essentials
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures addressing all above mentioned topics with clinical scenarios
Additional notes about suggested reading: Slides presented during lectures/classes

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see below suggested text
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Maj, Mario; Biondi, Massimo, DSM-5Manuale diagnostico e statistico dei disturbi mentaliAmerican psychiatric associationedizione italiana a cura di Massimo Biondiintroduzione all'edizione italiana di Mario Maj. Milano: R. Cortina, 2014. Studiare argomenti elencati sopra

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)