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CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING
PSICOLOGIA CLINICA DELL'INVECCHIAMENTO

A.Y. Credits
2020/2021 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Antonella Di Ceglie By appointment.
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Clinical Psychology (LM-51)
Curriculum: CLINICO
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

This Course has a  multidimensional approach and provides students a theoretical knowledge and application tools related to the experience of aging. This process is proposed as a confluence of biological and psycho-affective modification examined in normal and pathological variations.

Program

1. (18 hours)

Demographic and epidemiological aspects of aging

The anthropological dimension of aging in different cultures.

 Psychological  features of elderly people: temporality, identity and relationships.

 Social role and gender differences in aging.

 Emotions and sexuality.

 Body and psyche in aging: the image of the body.

 Cognitive and metacognitive functions in old age.

2. (18 hours) 

Psychopathological trails: assessment and diagnosis.

 Neuropsychological diagnostics of cerebral aging.

 Clinical aspects of aging. The interaction between cognitive and affective disorders: dementia and pseudo-dementia

 Psychological approach to the treatment of dementias.

 The specific actions: the welfare policies (i.e. staff training; role of the psychologist in nursing homes; psychotherapy for the elderly people).

Bridging Courses

No

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

In Clinical Psychology of Aging students has to possess:
- Mastery of the knowledge of specialized disciplines;
- The understanding of the advanced concepts of the discipline;
- The ability to use knowledge and concepts to think independently on the issues of the discipline.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

All the seminars will be held by specialists.


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

All the lectures will be held using ppt. presentation; cases discussion and group working.

Course books

De Beni R., Borella E. (a cura di), Psicologia dell'invecchiamento e della longevità. Il Mulino, Bologna, 2015.

Chattat R., L'invecchiamento. Processi psicologici e strumenti di valutazione. Carocci, Roma, 2004.

Assessment

Written exam

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Course books

De Beni R., Borella E. (a cura di), Psicologia dell'invecchiamento e della longevità. Il Mulino, Bologna, 2015.

Chattat R., L'invecchiamento. Processi psicologici e strumenti di valutazione. Carocci, Roma, 2004.

Assessment

Written exam

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