00736 - Child Neuropsychiatry

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

This course will focus on the most important neurologic and psychiatric pathologies of childhood and adolescence; to improve learnig clinical cases and video will be utilized. Students will strengthen their understanding and knowledge of the clinical pictures, classifications, diagnosis and treatments of the examined disorders.

Course contents

Psychomotor development, cerebral palsy and comorbidity, learning disorders, intellectual disability, epilepsy and febrile convulsions, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, tic, mood disorders, eating disorders.


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 writing exam.

Teaching tools

Video recording, PC.

Office hours

See the website of Antonia Parmeggiani