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Stress Management – How Stress Affects Your Health Course


Stress Management – How Stress Affects Your Health
Stress Management – How Stress Affects Your Health

Learn how stress affects your health and can cause psychiatric disorders.


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Course Description

In this free course Stress Management – How Stress Affects Your Health you will learn about the different ways stress can affect your health. You will learn about the nervous system and how it induces stress and how the brain responds during a stressful situation. You will also learn how stress affects different organs.

The course begins be explaining disorders that can be caused by stress and the symptoms to look out for. You will learn about the different parts of the brain and which of these parts are triggered by stress. You will also learn the role of the endocrine system during a stressful period and be able to explain how stress can have a number of effects on the immune system.

The second module will delve into the psychiatric disorders that are associated with stress. You will be given real-life examples to help you further understand the effects of stress and explain how the immune system’s ability to fight of antigens is reduced when you are stressed.
This course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn more about how stress can be caused and how we respond to it.

This free Alison course would suit students studying science and how the brain works or psychology.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Describe how the brain responds during a stressful situation.
- Explain how stress affects different organs.
- List the disorders that are caused by stress.
- Describe the role of the endocrine system.
- Explain how the nervous system induces stress.
- Describe how stress affects the immune system.
- List the health risks associated with stress.
- Describe the effect of stress on the various systems of the body.
- List psychiatric disorders associated with stress.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 15 votes
Course Title: Stress Management – How Stress Affects Your Health
Course #: 1024
Course Publisher: NPTEL
Course Category: 6
Content Origin:
Course Description: In this free course Stress Management – How Stress Affects Your Health you will learn about the different ways stress can affect your health. You will learn about the nervous system and how it induces stress and how the brain responds during a stressful situation. You will also learn how stress affects different organs.

The course begins be explaining disorders that can be caused by stress and the symptoms to look out for. You will learn about the different parts of the brain and which of these parts are triggered by stress. You will also learn the role of the endocrine system during a stressful period and be able to explain how stress can have a number of effects on the immune system.

The second module will delve into the psychiatric disorders that are associated with stress. You will be given real-life examples to help you further understand the effects of stress and explain how the immune system’s ability to fight of antigens is reduced when you are stressed.
This course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn more about how stress can be caused and how we respond to it.

This free Alison course would suit students studying science and how the brain works or psychology.
License: This course is available from Channel 9 OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 7th Dec 2016
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level
Validation: Level 6
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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