00736 - Child Neuropsychiatry (L-Z)

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

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

Course contents

Psychomotor development, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular diseases, intellectual disability, epilepsy, autism spectrum disorders, eating disorders.

Readings/Bibliography

Lecture notes.

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

Teaching methods

Lectures with Q&A sessions, for a total of 8 contact hours.

Assessment methods

Students will take a final oral exam on the arguments treated during the course.

Teaching tools

Video recording, PC.

Office hours

See the website of Antonia Parmeggiani