00736 - Pediatric Neuropsychiatry

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

This course will focus on the most important neurologic and psychiatric pathologies of childhood and adolescence. Students will strengthen their understanding and knowledge of the epidemiology, classifications, clinical pictures, diagnosis and treatments of the examined disorders.

Course contents

Psychomotor development, cerebral palsy, neuromuscolar diseases, learning disorders, intellectual disability, epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, tic, mood disorders, eating disorders. 

Readings/Bibliography

Lecture notes.

Antonia Parmeggiani, Pediatria Generale e Specialistica. 2: Neuropsichiatria Infantile (Bologna, Clueb) 2013.

Michele Roccella - Neuropsichiatria Infantile - Piccin, Padova, 2007.

Teaching methods

Lectures with Q&A sessions, for a total of 24 contact hours.

 

Assessment methods

Students must attend at least 70% of the course contact hours in order to take the final oral exam.

Teaching tools

Video recording, PC

Office hours

See the website of Antonia Parmeggiani