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a Ciclo Unico
Scuola di Psicologia
COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Insegnamento
CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
PSO2044204, A.A. 2019/20

Informazioni valide per gli studenti immatricolati nell'A.A. 2019/20

Principali informazioni sull'insegnamento
Corso di studio Corso di laurea magistrale in
COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
PS1932, ordinamento 2017/18, A.A. 2019/20
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Crediti formativi 6.0
Tipo di valutazione Voto
Denominazione inglese CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Dipartimento di riferimento Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale
Obbligo di frequenza No
Lingua di erogazione INGLESE
Sede PADOVA
Corso singolo NON è possibile iscriversi all'insegnamento come corso singolo
Corso a libera scelta Insegnamento riservato SOLO agli iscritti al corso di COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

Docenti
Responsabile SARA MONDINI M-PSI/02

Dettaglio crediti formativi
Tipologia Ambito Disciplinare Settore Scientifico-Disciplinare Crediti
CARATTERIZZANTE Psicologia dinamica e clinica M-PSI/08 6.0

Organizzazione dell'insegnamento
Periodo di erogazione Secondo semestre
Anno di corso I Anno
Modalità di erogazione frontale

Tipo ore Crediti Ore di
didattica
assistita
Ore Studio
Individuale
LEZIONE 6.0 42 108.0

Calendario
Inizio attività didattiche 02/03/2020
Fine attività didattiche 12/06/2020
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Commissioni d'esame
Nessuna commissione d'esame definita

Syllabus
Prerequisiti: No exams is preliminary required, however the knowledge of bases of neuropsychology is expected. Students who did not take any exam of neuropsychology, usually find hard to follow this course.
Conoscenze e abilita' da acquisire: Neuropsychologists involved in a clinical (hospital) setting require specialized knowledge in developing tailored, hypotheses-driven approaches for the assessment of patients with a broad range of common neuropsychological disorders. This course trays to uncovers the professional issues that clinical neuropsychologists deal with daily, including neurological disorder acquired after lesions or diseases and the cognitive consequences. Using case studies culled from clinical work, the course provides students with firsthand accounts of neuropsychology in action integrating practical applications of neuropsychology to individuals with brain illness or injury. This application-based approach to neuropsychology wants to give students a clear, comprehensive understanding of what applied neuropsychology is and what clinical neuropsychologists do.
The course is aimed to give students the knowledge about principal symptoms and signs of patients affected by a focal brain damage or brain disease or other clinical conditions affecting cognitive functions.
Modalita' di esame: Written exam, with multiple choice questions, at the computer. Other activities during the course can give the students an adjunct point to the final score
Criteri di valutazione: The evaluation will verify the acquired knowledge of the main subjects of clinical neuropsychology and the specific approach to the patients with neurological lesions or a disease. A particular emphasis will be on neuropsychological diagnosis from signs and symptoms.
Contenuti: - Neuropsychology in the Clinical setting
- Neurobehavioural examination
- Laboratory testing in Neuropsychology
- Cultural neuropsychology
- Cerebrovascular disease
- The neuropsychology of epilepsy
- Traumatic brain injury
- Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating disorders
- Neuropsychology of oncology
- Neurotoxicology
- Alchool-Related Neuropathology
Attivita' di apprendimento previste e metodologie di insegnamento: Frontal lectures, laboratory studying video with patients with neuropsychological disorders or practice activity with neuropsychological tests
Eventuali indicazioni sui materiali di studio: chapters:
Part I: 1,2,3, 7
Part II: 8, 9,10,13, 14, 15,16
Testi di riferimento:
  • Michael W. Parsons, Thomas A. Hammeke, Clinical neuropsychology (A pockey handbook for assessment) Third Edition. Washington: America Psychological Association, 2014. Cerca nel catalogo