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Psicologia clinica

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of General Psychology Italy, Via Venezia, 8 - 35131 Padua
Tuition fee €2,530 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2022/23 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2021/22.
The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €188 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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A programme that deals with the study of theory and methodology related to psychopathology, psychodiagnostics, counselling, health psychology, neuropsychology, psychosomatics, rehabilitation, and psychotherapy. Thanks to practical exercises in well-equipped laboratories and internship activities, students will be able to study the risk factors and pathogenic mechanisms of mental and psychosomatic disease. Students will study models for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and the evaluation of effective interventions. The objective for students will be the promotion and maintenance for well-being which cannot merely be dismissed as an absence of disease. Students can pursue careers in both private and public domains where interventions are aimed at preventing or recovering both mental and physical well-being, as well as in rehabilitation centres the help patients adapt to new living conditions due to disease or trauma.

Career opportunities

After the exam to obtain the psychology board qualification, the straightforward career opportunity for the Master graduated student is working in clinical psychology field. Typically, Clinical Psychologist works in public and private clinical facilities and performs (alone or in a multi-disciplinary equipe) specific interventions aimed to protect or restore mental and physical health. The clinical psychologist is involved in structured multi-disciplinary clinical protocols aimed at counceling, clinical evaluation, rehabilitation and treatment of patients with psychiatric and psychosomatic disorders. Such protocols are typically performed in public facilities although similar approaches can be pursued in private institutions as well. Clinical psychologist also works to promote psychological readjustment after major life events and changes in life conditions (e.g., trauma, diseases etc.). In this context the clinical psychologist fosters compliance and resilience and promotes coping strategies to increase healthy behaviors and to reduce the risk of mental and somatic disorders.
Clinical psychologists when working in clinical or research facilities may also develop research programs typically aimed at validating new diagnostic and therapeutic protocols or at highlighting the affective, cognitive, behavioral, biological and social mechanisms involved in the genesis of mental and psychosomatic disorders. Finally, after a residency school, clinical psychologist can practice psychotherapy both in public institutions and within a private practice.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States