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To introduce and outline the main psychopathological disturbances in the field of childhood and adolescent neuropsychiatry, and the peculiarities related to the cognitive and emotional-relational development, with particular attention to Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, "Early onset schizophrenia " and " Very Early-onset Schizophrenia ", “Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”, “Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, “Conduct Disorder”, “Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndromes, Headache, for their early recognition and multidisciplinary care.
To explain the principles of global care in Child Neuropsychiatry, with particular attention to the mental illness, specifically for the planning of therapeutic interventions.
To provide the principles of drug therapy.
At the end of the class, the student will be able to:
The class includes frontal lessons for a total of 10 hours and with the use of slides.
Elements of psychiatric semiology.
Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
"Early-onset schizophrenia" and "Very early-onset schizophrenia".
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder.
Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome.
Principles of drug therapy.
Anorexia Nervosa and other Eating Disorder.
Headache, clinical features and psychological issues.
Maurizio de Negri “Neuropsichiatria dello sviluppo” Ed. Piccin, Padova, 1999.
Slides of lessons, to supplement the text.
Roberto Militerni “Neuropsichiatria Infantile”. Ed. Idelson-Gnocchi.
Knowledge and comprehension will be evaluated through the formulation of specific questions, concerning the discipline, through the use of medical terms;
autonomous judgement capability will be evaluated through the formulation of specific clinical scenarios;
communication skills will be evaluated through the oral examination and the correct use of specific clinical terms and finally the learning skills will be evaluated through the request of specific notions concerning the discipline.