Community health (2020/2021)

Course code
4S000600
Credits
6
Coordinator
Albino Poli
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
IGIENE GENERALE ED APPLICATA 3 MED/42-HYGIENE AND PUBLIC HEALTH Sem. 1A Albino Poli
PSICHIATRIA SOCIALE 3 MED/25-PSYCHIATRY See the unit page See the unit page

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
- Knowledge and understanding of the determinants of bio-psycho-social well being (with particular regard to the main social problems often faced by social workers)
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
- Ability to place users problems in the wider social dynamics
- Ability to recognize the main causes of people needs and distinguish among their social, familial and personal roots.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
The course intends to provide students with basic medical knowledge and understandings of those diseases having a wide social impact, discussing also the available strategies of intervention with regard to the organization of health services. More in detail, the course will deepen the topic of psychopathology giving particular attention to those pathologies more committing public health services. In the end, students will know: a) the different areas of psychiatric intervention; b) what mental disorders are and how they are classified, c) what are the possible causes of mental disorders; d) how mental health services are structured and organized.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Francesco Vitale, Michele Zagra Igiene, epidemiologia e organizzazione sanitaria orientata per problemi (Edizione 1) ELSEVIER 2012 978-88-214-3424-2
Triassi M, Aggazzotti G, Ferrante M Igiene Medicina preventiva e del territorio (Edizione 2) Sorbona 2015 978-88-7947-599-0