03084 - Clinical Psychology (LZ-A)

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education Gender equality

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

Psychological factors of the state of health and disease

The psychic conflict and psychic defenses

Stress and health

Communication skills and relationship with the paediatric and the adult patient

Course contents

1. Introduction to Clinical psychology

2. The psychic conflict  

3. The psychological development of the child

4. The complexity of the relationship in pediatric Units: illness 

   and hospitalization

5. Stress and health

6. The clinical interview in health


ROSSI N. (2004), Psicologia clinica per le professioni sanitarie. Il Mulino, Bologna.

BUCKMAN R. (2003), La comunicazione della diagnosi. Cortina, Milano.

TROMBINI G., CHATTAT R. (2002). Educare alla relazione in medicina. MEDIC, 10, 3, 128-133

Teaching methods

Frontal lesson

Role play

Assessment methods

Oral exam

Teaching tools

Power point.

Office hours

See the website of Elena Trombini