Neuropsychology of psychiatric disorders

Course Information
TitleΝΕΥΡΟΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΨΥΧΙΑΤΡΙΚΩΝ ΔΙΑΤΑΡΑΧΩΝ / Neuropsychology of psychiatric disorders
CodeΨΥ-528
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPsychology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600021519

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 286
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600221143
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the end Of the module students are expected to know and be able to do: - the main psychopathological entities, along with the applications of neuropsychology in the clinical context of psychiatry-crucial features of differential diagnosis between cognitive, behavioral an demotional disorders-issues of comorbid conditions of psychiatric disorders including disorders of neurodevelopment, cognitive and neurobehavioral function- the neuroevolutionary approch of Paul McLean as to the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders-cognitive neuropsychological theories of schizophrenia and delusional misidentification disorders-patterns of neuropsychological impairment in various patients populations (e.g., eating disorders, obsessive-compusive disorder, pharmacological addictions, mood disorders, psychotic disorders)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Reviewing the main psychopathological disorders and their neuropsychological correlates, pathophysiological aspects, cognitive neuropsychology of schizophrenia and delusional misidentification syndrome. Brief mention to the phylogenetic develpment of the central nevous system up to the corticalization process (The triune brain model of Paul McLean), limbic system and its role to emotional processing, neuropsychological aspects of psychiatric ilnesses,brief mention to A.R. Luria tree functiobal units theory of brain organization and neuropsychological syndrome analysis
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΝΕΥΡΟΨΥΧΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΕΣ ΝΕΥΡΟΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΕΣ ΓΚΟΤΣΗΣ ΚΩΝ/ΝΟΣ & ΣΙΑ ΕΠΕ Διανομέας ΖΗΤΗ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 4023 94701335 (κωδικός ευδόξου) ΝΕΥΡΟΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ: ΕΓΚΕΦΑΛΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΜΠΕΡΙΦΟΡΑ NEIL M.G. ΜΑΡΙΑ ΠΑΡΙΚΟΥ & ΣΙΑ ΕΠΕ 59363839 (κωδικός Ευδόξου) ΔΙΕΡΕΥΝΗΣΗ ΔΕΔΟΜΕΝΩΝ ΣΕ ΝΕΥΡΟΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΚΕΣ ΜΕΛΕΤΕΣ ΠΕΡΙΠΤΩΣΗΣ STUCKY J.K., BUSH S.S. ΓΚΟΤΣΗΣ ΚΩΝ/ΝΟΣ & ΣΙΑ ΕΠΕ 102124099 2 (κωδικός ευδόξου)
Additional bibliography for study
(Εξειδικευμένη βιβλιογραφία) παρατίθεται ανά θεματική ενότητα Νευροψυχολογική διερεύνηση ειδικών ψυχιατρικών συνδρομών Wood, S. J., Allen, N. B., & Pantelis, C. (Eds.). (2009). The neuropsychology of mental illness. Cambridge University Press ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΑ: 21 Neuropsychology in eating disorders 22 Neurobiological and neuropsychological pathways into substance abuse and addictive behavior 23 Neuropsychology of obsessive-compulsive disorder 24 Neuropsychological investigations in mood disorders 25 Manic distractibility and processing efficiency in bipolar disorder 26 Schizophrenia Νευροεξελικτική προσέγγιση των ψυχιατρικών διαταραχών MacLean, P. D. (1990). The triune brain in evolution: Role in paleocerebral functions. Springer Science & Business Media. Τα θεωρητικά πρότυπα της νόησης που διατείνονται να ερμηνεύσουν την σχιζοφρένεια έχουν στηριχθεί σε μεγάλο βαθμό στις μελέτες ασθενών με εγκεφαλικές βλάβες: Frith CD and Done DJ (1988) Towards a neuropsychology of schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry, 153, 437-443. Frith CD (1995) Theory of Mind in Schizophrenia. Ch 9 in David AS and Cutting JC (Eds.) The Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia. Hove: Psychology Press Pantelis C and Brewer W (1996) Neurocognitive and neurobehavioural patterns and syndromes of schizophrenia: role of frontal-subcortical networks. In Pantelis C, nelson HE and Barnes TRE (Eds) Schizophrenia- A Neuropsychological perspective. Wiley 616.8982NEU Σύνδρομα Παραληρητικής Παραγνώρισης Breen, N., Caine, D., Coltheart, M., Hendy, J., & Roberts, C. (2000). Towards an understanding of delusions of misidentification: Four case studies. Mind & Language, 15(1), 74-110. Edelstyn, N. M. J., & Oyebode, F. (1999). A review of the phenomenology and cognitive neuropsychological origins of the Capgras syndrome. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 14(1), 48-59. Ellis, H. D., & Lewis, M. B. (2001). Capgras delusion: a window on face recognition. Trends in cognitive sciences, 5(4), 149-156. Feinberg, T. E., & Roane, D. M. (2005). Delusional misidentification. Psychiatric Clinics, 28(3), 665-683. Σύντομη μνεία στο θεωρητικό πρότυπο του Α.Ρ. Λουρία και στις κλινικές του προεκτάσεις για την νευροψυχολογία των ψυχιατρικών διαταραχών ΑΛΕΞΑΝΤΡ Ρ. ΛΟΥΡΙΑ. Η ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΕΓΚΕΦΑΛΟΥ:ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΝΕΥΡΟΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Εκδόσεις Καστανιώτη 1999. Κεφάλαια: 1 έως 7 Mikadze, Y. V., Ardila, A., & Akhutina, T. V. (2019). AR Luria’s approach to neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34(6), 795-802. Zaytseva, Y., Korsakova, N., Gurovich, I. Y., Heinz, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2014). Luria revisited: complex motor phenomena in first episode schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Psychiatry research, 220(1-2), 145-151.
Last Update
20-06-2022