30847 - Psychopathology of the Life Cycle

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  • Teacher Elena Trombini

  • Credits 8

  • SSD M-PSI/07

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Course Timetable from Feb 14, 2018 to Apr 18, 2018

Academic Year 2017/2018

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course students will be able to identify protection and risk factors across the life-span, to understand the main behavioral problems and to plan and carry out socio-educational interventions for a variety of child and adult problems

Course contents

Introduction to Clinical psychology

2. The psychological development of the child

3. The psychic conflict and mental disorders

4. Eating and evacuative disorders in Childhood

5. The clinical interview in Educational Science

6. Emotional Intelligence


TROMBINI E. (2010). Il cibo rifiutato. I disturbi alimentari precoci e la giocoterpaia focale con bambini e genitori. Pendragon, Bologna

-MANCINI G., TROMBINI E. (2017). Intelligenza Emotiva. Teoria, ricerca e intervento nei contesti psico-educativi. CLUEB, Bologna

-Trombini E-Trombini E. (2011). Disturbi alimeò (a cura di), Famiglie. Borla, Roma ( http://www.lanaturadellecose.it/consultazione-partecipata-535 )

-Scafidi Fonti M.G., La Grutta S., Trombini E (a cura di) (2015). Elementi di Psicodiagnostica. Aspetti teorici e tecnici della valutazione. Franco Angeli, Milano (chapters 1,2,3, 4, 10, 11, 12,14, 17,18, 19)

Teaching methods

Frontal lesson, role play

Assessment methods

written exam

Teaching tools

Power Point

Office hours

See the website of Elena Trombini