PSCU1012 – Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (mental disorders)
Develop awareness of a range of common psychological disorders
Understand psychological ailments, Aetiology, symptoms, prognosis, and possible treatment options. Whilst the course largely mirrors classifications systems used in the DSM and ICD, the student is also encouraged to consider issues such as how do we define normality and abnormality, and when is an individual’s behaviour within the bounds of what is regarded as “normal” in society – and when is it “abnormal”.
This course is for
- Anybody wanting to expand their current understanding of psychology.
- Those looking to increase their knowledge of complex psychological issues.
- People looking to take a career step in the mental care industry.
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Investment: £399 or only £25 per week with our interest free payment plan. Click here to enrol now
Delivery and support: Online with expert tutor support via email or phone.
Duration: 100 hours. Learn at your own pace but ideally complete in 10 weeks.
About the developers: This course has been developed by highly qualified psychologists with many years working experience dealing with abnormal psychology.
This course covers eleven modules
PSCG125 – Disorders Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
PSCG120 – Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic & Cognitive Disorders
PSCG206 – Addiction Support – Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Abuse
PSCG194 – Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
PSCG121 – Depression and Related Conditions
PSCG103 – Anxiety Disorders
PSCG203 – Somatoform, Factitious & Dissociative Disorders
PSCG196 – Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
PSCG126 – Eating and Sleep Disorders
PSCG143 – Impulse-Control Disorders & Adjustment Disorder
PSCG176 – Personality Disorders