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CODE 65473
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/08
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • GE SAN MARTINO
  • PIETRA LIGURE
  • CHIAVARI
  • LA SPEZIA
SEMESTER Annual
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will introduce some psychological concepts which can be useful in the performance of the health professions, in particular allowing to establish an optimal relationship for the interventions. The classes will mainly focus on the history, definition, skills and intervention models of Clinical Psychology, on the bio-psycho-social model, on the conception of the patient by care professionals, on communication, above all with respect to the severe prognosis and the burn-out phenomenon.

Learning outcomes:

a – Knowledges:

- to learn the basics of the psychological approach to health and well-being;

- to know the main psychological orientations in the field of health and illness.

b - Application skills

- to acquire the basic tools to be able to compare with further investigations in the field of social sciences;

- to learn to observing and understanding the social reality in which they live as citizens and in which they work as health professionals.

c - Transversal skills

- to develop a personal and argued point of view on some relevant issues in the clinical psychology’s field;

- to acquire the technical language typical of the discipline in order to communicate clearly and unambiguously with specialist and non-specialist interlocutors.

TEACHING METHODS

The course is delivered online and with online assistance for its entire duration. It includes in-depth activities in presence, cared by teachers who are experts in the subject. It is divided into modules consisting of video lessons, videos and slides. At the end of each teaching unit there is a self-evaluation test, which aims to reinforce the key concepts by reflecting on the contents and facilitating the preparation for the final exam, in presence.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course is divided into three teaching modules, which are entirely online.

Module 1: Clinical psychology

1 Clinical psychology: history and definition

2 Clinical psychology: skills

3 Clinical psychology: therapeutic approaches

 

Module 2: Bio-psycho-social model

1 Bio-psycho-social model

 

Module 3: The patient

1 - Internist patient

2 - Patient with chronic disease

3 - Paediatric patient

4 - Elderly patient

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Rossi N. (2004). Clinical Psychology for health professions. Bologna: Il Mulino.

Only: chapter I (up to p. 41), chap. IV, chapter V, chapter VI (up to p. 198), chapter VIII (up to p. 259).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MANUELA MOLLICA (President)

GRAZIA MARIA SANTORO (President)

GUIDO FRANCO AMORETTI

ANTONIO GUERCI

CECILIA SERENA PACE

MAURO PALUMBO

LUCILLA VESTITO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

I Semester

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam (multiple-choice test and open-ended questions)

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The learning of the discipline will be certified by the student's ability to master knowledge both by understanding its meaning in the psychological perspective and by demonstrating that he can productively associate and transfer the acquired knowledge in solving practical problems.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For assistance, please contact the professors through the questions and answers forum of the application dedicated to the course on the e-learning portal https://aulaweb.unige.it/.