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Diploma in Psychiatry: An Overview

Free online course on the anatomy of the brain as well as some mental health disorders like autism spectrum disorder.

Mental Health
Free Course
The free online overview of psychiatry course will teach you about the anatomy of the brain and how emotion, thought and behavior are formed, as well as some metabolic mental health investigations. You will also learn about some mental health disorders with cognitive disturbances, schizophrenic and bipolar disorders, how the autism spectrum disorder affects the learning ability of children, as well as personality and sleep disorders.
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this course, you will learn about the anatomy of the brain and how emotion, thought and behaviour are formed, and also the roles psychology and psychoanalysis. The pryamidal cell, and the sources of EEG and MEG will also be covered in the course. Then, the course will teach you about the process of mental state examination, NIMHANS, as well as some metabolic investigations to mental health and mental health disorders.

The course will also teach you about some mental health disorders with cognitive disturbances, schizophrenic disorders and also the epidemiology of bipolar disorders. An explnation of anxiety disorders as well as obsessive-compulsive disorders will also be covered in the course. Lastly, the course will teach you about the mental health of adolescence, the autism spectrum disorder which affect the learning ablity of children, as well as personality disorders and the otogeny of sleep.

This course is helpful for learners who want to understand how the mental health of a person can be affected by certain factors and the mental disorders people have to live with. Start this course now to understand how the human works and the processes that can be used to detect the presence of any mental health disorder.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Examine how emotion, thought and behaviour are formed.
  • Discuss the anatomy of the brain and how it operates.
  • Examine how neurons have been used to shape our world and studying the nervous system.
  • Identify the roles of psychology and psychoanalysis.
  • Examine the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) questionnaire.
  • Identify neurological and metabolic investigations to mental health disorders.
  • Identify mental disorders with cognitive disturbances.
  • Examine the mental health and development of an adolescent.
  • Discuss the process of learning and factors that cause learning difficulty.
  • Identify the different classifications of personality disorders.
  • Discuss the importance and proof of sleep in children, teenagers and adults.

Certification

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