Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Academic year when starting the degree: 
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (8 hours), Seminar (4 hours)

The prerequisites are those considered by the degree course and include the main notions of anatomy, biochemistry, pathology and physiology and all the other proponed by the degree program

Voto Finale

At the end of the course the student will be able to evaluates and describes, on the basis of the knowledges of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic characteristics, the properties of a drug and to be able to individuate the therapeutic strategies considering the chemical structure and the target of the drug, in addition the knowledge about the pharmacokinetic properties will be used to be able to consider the therapeutic and toxicologic effects

Description of the main classes of drugs based on the ATC classification. Important information for patient management will be provided following the innovative criteria of personalized medicine and technological innovations.

The main aspects of neurpsychopharmacology concern antipsychotic drugs, antimanic drugs, antidepressants, pain therapy drugs and drugs for neurodegenerative diseases. Also local and general anesthetics and drugs active on the vegetative nervous system.

1. Anxiolytics. Hypnotics and sedatives.
2. Antipsychotics and antimaniacs.
3. Antidepressants.
4. Anti-epileptics.
5. Drugs for neurodegenerative diseases.
6. Analgesic drugs. Drugs for the treatment of headaches and migraine. General information on substances of abuse.
7. General and local anesthetics. Pharmacological modulation of somatic neurotransmission.

Frontal lesson with the help of slidea and scientific literature



Parent course