Psychopathology II

5 ECTS / Semestral / Português

With this course unit it is intended to:

  • Situate and understand in the various stages of life, from childhood to late adulthood, the most prevalent mental disorders in the Portuguese context;
  • Knowing the characteristics and diagnostic criteria of the main mental disorders;
  • Deepen the psychopathological knowledge and frame them in the main psychopathological syndromes;
  • Study the main personality disorders distinguished by the totality of emotional and behavioral traits of an individual that characterize his/her daily life;
  • Deconstruct the concept of mental health and illness;
  • Understanding the biopsychosocial dynamics involved in mental disorders addressed;
  • Stimulate the incorporation of theoretical knowledge in clinical practice;
  • Develop communication skills about the psychopathological constructs.



Professor Auxiliar
Berta Rodrigues Maia é doutorada em Ciências da Saúde – ramo de Ciências Biomédicas, pela Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra e especialista em…
Professor Auxiliar Convidado
Ângela Leite, doutorada em Ciências Biomédicas, na área da Psicologia, licenciada em Psicologia e em Filosofia. Enquanto docente, lecionou em diversas…