Mental Health Studies - Understanding Behaviour, Burnout and Depression - Revised
Learn how to reduce the stigma of mental illness by getting an in-depth understanding of mental health disorders.
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This course will first look into behavior and cultural differences as well as how society defines behavioral norms. You will study the defense mechanisms used by people in everyday interactions and learn how rationalization can reduce stress. The course will discuss the different types of personality disorders such as schizoid personality, explosive personality, and obsessive-compulsive personality to name a few. You will also look into psychotherapy as a therapeutic intervention for these personality disorders.
You will then study the two major types of depression and look into the symptoms of severe depression. The course will discuss the signs to look out for as well as how to manage the disorder. Next, you will cover the topic of burnout and study its signs and symptoms. You will learn the causes of burnout and the techniques for its prevention. Finally, you will study the types of medications for the treatment of depression.
The modern world has created many challenges that adversely impact our health and wellness in our daily personal and professional lives. As a result, personality disorder, phobia, and neurotic behaviour sometimes get the best out of some people. These disorders can be alleviated, with the right knowledge. So, learn more about mental health by taking this course, and help yourself or a loved one enjoy a more balanced mental well-being.
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Define normal behavior.
- Identify the characteristics of normal behaviour and defence mechanisms.
- Describe the range of neurotic and psychotic behavioural tendencies.
- Identify therapeutic and drug interventions to treat abnormal behaviours.
- Cite the causes, signs and symptoms of burnout.
- Identify types and classification of depression.
- Cite causes sign and symptoms of depression.
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