|Lecturer||Office hours for students|
|Antonella Di Ceglie|
Assigned to the Degree Course
|Date||Time||Classroom / Location|
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.
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.
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).
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
All the seminars will be held by specialists.
Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment
All the lectures will be held using ppt presentation.
- 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.
Gentile A., Zanon A., La comunicazione con il paziente anziano istituzionalizzato. Un'indagine. Franco Angeli, Milano, 2011
The exam includes a written test and an oral test.
|« back||Last update: 05/10/2016|