Psychological Disorders in Adults

Focusing on adults, this module explores the different types of psychological disorders that adults can face and provides a brief overview of what each disorder entails.

1.5 hours

$99.00

Psychological Disorders in Adults

Focusing on adults, this module explores the different types of psychological disorders that adults can face and provides a brief overview of what each disorder entails.

The different types of psychological disorders that affect adults.

Essential for...

  • adults, any adults supporting those with psychological disorders
  • support workers, carers, employers, employees,
  • psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify common mental health disorders
  • Discuss eating disorders
  • Identify basic coping skills

Description

Warning: this module covers sensitive topics that some may find triggering. This topic covers the different types of psychological disorders including:
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Binge eating disorder/compulsive eating
  • Body dysmorphia
  • Conversion disorder and psychosomatic problems
  • Substance misuse
  • Gender identity/gender dysmorphia/gender confusion
  • Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Dyslexia and literacy
  • Factitious Disorder by Proxy (Munchausen by Proxy)
  • Suicide and Suicidal Ideation
  • Self-harming
  • Stress and illness
  • Chronic illness and mental wellbeing
  • Grief and loss
With a brief overview of each disorder, this module looks at the causes and symptoms of such disorders and the potential impacts they have on individuals and those around them. It also examines how some of these disorders may present in childhood and adolescence, while others can manifest in adulthood.