Clinical Psychology (2015/2016)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00775
Name of lecturer
Cinzia Perlini
Coordinator
Cinzia Perlini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  
Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to face the theoretical and methodological peculiarities which characterise psychology as a clinical discipline. Elements of psychopathology and clinical diagnosis will be provided, deepening verbal and nonverbal aspects of clinical and educational interaction.

Syllabus

Evolution and definition of clinical psychology
Methodological challenges in clinical psychology and the analysis of the application
Instruments of clinical psychology
Elements of psycho-diagnosis in developmental age
Elements of psycho-diagnosis in adult age
Description of the psychological and psychotherapeutic approaches in clinical psychology:
Psychoanalysis
Behaviourism
Cognitive therapy
Humanistic approach
Systemic approach



Texts for the examination:
1) Roberto Pani, Roberta Biolcati, Samanta Sagliaschi (2009) Psicologia Clinica e psicopatologia per l’educazione e la formazione. Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna. (no chapter 4 of the section 3)
2) Franco Del Corno, Margherita Lang (a cura di) (2005 or 2013) Elementi di psicologia clinica. Ed. Franco Angeli s.r.l., Milano.( no chapter 3,4,7,8,9,10,11,12 of the section IV (psychotherapy treatments)

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination (multiple choice and open questions).

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016