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Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment

Free online course on various mental health disorders and how these disorders can affect the lives of the patient.

Mental Health
Free Course
This free online psychiatric disorders and treatment course will teach you about some mental health disorders with cognitive disturbances, as well as an introduction to schizophrenic disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders. You will also learn about an introduction to the mental health of adolescence and their brain development, and also, how learning disabilities can affect the learning process of children, and personality disorders.
  • Duration

    4-5 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 some mental disorders that have cognitive disturbance. An introduction to schizophrenic disorders as well as a look at the epidemiology of bipolar disorders will also be covered in the course. Then, you will learn about the effect of anxiety disorders on a patient, as well as how obsessive compulsive disorders are managed.

Then, you will learn about an introduction to the mental health of adolescents and the development of their brain. Then, the course will teach you about autism spectrum disorder, as well as how learning disabilities affect the learning process of children. Lastly, you will be introduced to personality disorders, and also, the ontogeny of sleep.

This course is helpful for learners who want to learn about various mental health disorders. The course will teach the learner how these disorders affect the behaviour of the patient. Begin this course now to understand how mental health disorders can be managed and treated.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Examine mental disorders with cognitive disturbances.
  • Identify the features of dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and schizophrenia.
  • Examine the epidemiology of bipolar disorder and anxiety disorder.
  • Discuss the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
  • Examine the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive related disorders.
  • Examine the mental health and development of an adolescent.
  • Discuss and investigate the prevalence of the autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
  • Examine the process of learning and factors that cause learning difficulty.
  • Identify the common complaints of teachers of children with learning difficulty.
  • Identify the different classifications of personality disorders.
  • Discuss the importance and proof of sleep in children, teenagers and adults.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

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An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

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