Get Qualified with an Introduction to Abnormal Psychology – Mental Disorders

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PSCI1012 – 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”.

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Key benefits

  • Gain an Introductory Certificate in Abnormal Psychology
  • Learn a wide range of psychological disorders and ailments
  • Developed and delivered by a qualified Psychologist
  • Receive unlimited one-to-one tutor support
  • Complete online in your own time, at your own pace
  • Receive a FREE 12 month membership to the International Association for Counselling

Gain awareness of psychological disorders

Understand psychological ailments, Aetiology, abnormal 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.

What our students say

★★★★★ “This course is excellent overall. Help was available when I needed it and the tutor was knowledgeable.” – Jodie Burton

 

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Course Summary

Investment:  399 or from only 25 per week with our interest free payment plan. Click here to enrol now

 

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

 

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.

Covering eleven comprehensive 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

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