00736 - Child Neuropsychiatry (L-Z)

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  • Teacher Antonia Parmeggiani

  • Credits 1

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Medicine and Surgery (cod. 8415)

Academic Year 2022/2023

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, feeding and eating disorders.


Lecture notes. The teaching material presented during the lessons will be made available to the students on Platform Virtual Learning Environment.

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