Degree in Medicine

Official Course in Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology

The Official Course in Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology is included in the study plan of the sixth year of the Faculty of Medicine.

It is an important moment for the formation of the physicians, and the knowledge of its contents is useful in clinical practice of all the doctors, not only to those who will dedicate themselves to  perform as a specialist  the profession of psychiatrist.

It should not be forgotten that the "non-psychiatrist" doctor is often the first front end for the psychiatric patient, and that often "recognize" the onset of his mental illness is deferred to the physicians.

Knowledge of psychiatry is therefore a central hub in medical education, and for the increasing prevalence of mental disorders in the population and for the need of the non-specialist to collaborate in the clinical management of patients with mental disorders.

Below is a series of useful information for a better use of the course:

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