Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Course Information
TitleΝευρολογικές και Ψυχιατρικές Διαταραχές / Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600016417

Programme of Study: Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Clinical PsychologyCompulsory Course325
Clinical NeuropsychologyCompulsory Course1110

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Georgios Giaglis
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will be familiar with the criteria, characteristics and the biological and cognitive background of the most common neurological and psychiatric diagnoses so that they can ask the right questions for differential diagnosis in clinical cases.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
An overview of neuropathology and the clinical picture of key neurological and psychiatric disorders and other diseases affecting the central nervous system is made. Indicatively, neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., dementia due to Alzheimer's disease), strokes, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and more frequent neurological and psychiatric disorders called by a neuropsychologist in clinical practice. The course also includes the presentation and discussion of clinical cases.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Moodle, video projection, power point, online material
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261
Reading Assigment1535.9
Student Assessment
The evaluation of the students will be based on their participation in the course (30%) and the final examination (70%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • συμμετοχή στο μάθημα (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Cummings. J. L., & Mega, M. S. (2003). Νeuropsychiatry and behavioral neuroscience. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Additional bibliography for study
Μεσσήνης, Λ., Κοσμίδου, Μ., & Παπαθανασόπουλος, Π. (μετάφραση και επιστημονική επιμέλεια μετάφρασης): Lezak, M. D. (2010). Νευροψυχολογική Εκτίμηση (Κεφ. 1-8). Τόμος 1. Πάτρα: Γνώσις. [Lezak, M. D. (2006). Neuropsychological Assessment. New York: Oxford University Press].
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