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GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

CODE 67935
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 1 credit during the 1st year of 9278 MIDWIFERY (L/SNT1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (MIDWIFERY)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course aims to analyze the perinatal psychology through theoretical models and intervention in its variations related to the transition to parenthood, to the emotional experience of the actors involved in the birth process, the relational specificity of the care task and some conditions of fragility.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to promote the midwife education in order to manage the main constructs that address the study and intervention in the psychological approach to perinatal phase.

TEACHING METHODS

The course will alternate lectures with working groups. Group activities can be also arranged to promote active learning methodologies

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course deals with the theoretical background, methods and tools for the study and research in the field of perinatal psychology. Particularly, we will address the following issues: well-being and perinatal psychology; the relationship in the care tasks and emotions in the delivery room; the transition to parenthood in psychosocial and psychodynamic perspective; give birth and be born away from home.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Spandrio R., Regalia A., Bestetti G. (2014), Fisiologia della nascita. Dai prodromi al post partum, in Fisiologia della nascita, Carocci, Roma. (Capitolo 6: La psiche e Capitolo 13: La qualità della relazione.

Moro, M. R. (2014). Parenthood in migration: how to face vulnerability. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 38(1), 13–27. doi:10.1007/s11013-014-9358-y.

Scopesi A., Viterbori P. (2003) Psicologia della maternità, Carocci, Roma.

Lecture slides and additional documents on Aulaweb (https://sdf.aulaweb.unige.it/) are considered part of course materials.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ORTENSIA BUSCAINO (President)

ANGELO CAGNACCI (President)

ANTONIO GUERCI

GRAZIELLA MARANDO

MAURO PALUMBO

LUCIA PIANO

CARLA FERONE (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Class schedule

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The knowledge acquired during the course will be assessed through a written test. Through this procedure, theoretical and methodological knowledge acquired by the student will be assessed.

Students must apply for the exam through the website before taking the test.

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Through direct questions in order to investigate the theoretical knowledge and methodologies of intervention in perinatal psychology and/or through the presentation and critical analysis of reference cases will be assessed learning outcomes.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/01/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
07/02/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
13/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
11/07/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
12/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale