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School of Medicine
Course unit
MEO2043899, A.A. 2018/19

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ME1847, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Department of reference Department of Neurosciences
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
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 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Teacher in charge GIAN PIERO TURCHI M-PSI/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses M-PSI/08 Clinical Psychology 6.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 60 90.0 No turn

Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 PSICOLOGIA CLINICA 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 TURCHI GIAN PIERO (Presidente)
TENCONI ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
6 PSICOLOGIA CLINICA 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 TURCHI GIAN PIERO (Presidente)
TENCONI ELENA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: no prerequisite required
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of epistemological, theoretical, conceptual and methodological tools for the study of Clinical Psychology, with particular attention to health issues.
Epistemological and theoretical foundation of the dialogical model and its basic assumptions.
Examination methods: Written test with long essay questions and oral exam.
The questions require: a) to argue his answers; b) provide operational examples.
Assessment criteria: The tests are evaluated for the relevance and adequacy of the argumentation and for the accuracy of the contents used.
Course unit contents: a) Epistemological assumptions about clinical psychology
b) operational tools for health promotion in the Community
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The lessons will offer a basic preparation on some areas of clinical psychology and require active student participation.
During the lectures period, seminars will be held for teaching support. Seminars will cover the topics of the course.
Additional notes about suggested reading: In addiction to the bibliography below, for the exam it is also required one of the following:
- Foucault M., L'ordine del discorso.
- Foucault M., Malattia mentale e psicologia, (1954), Raffaello Cortina.
- Wittgenstein L., Ricerche Filosofiche, (
- Salvini A., (1997), "Argomenti di psicologia clinica", UPSEL Domeneghini, Padova.
- Turchi G.P., Trovò A.(a cura di), Olimpiadi dell'interculturalità e della mediazione. La mediazione tra pari come strumento di costruzione della comunità. 2012, Domeneghini Editore, Padova
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Turchi G.P., Dati senza numeri. Per una metodologia di analisi dei dati informatizzati testuali M.A.D.I.T.. Bologna: Monduzzi, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Turchi G.P., Vendramini A., De rerum salute. Teoria e prassi per un’architettura dei servizi generativi di salute. Napoli: Edises, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Turchi G.P., Manuale critico di psicologia clinica. Prolegomeni allo studio scientifico della Psicologia Clinica per la Salute.. Napoli: Edises, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Turchi G.P., Perno A., Modello medico e psicopatologia come interrogativo. Padova: Domeneghini Editore, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Laboratory
  • Case study
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Questioning
  • Story telling
  • Concept maps
  • Use of online videos

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

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