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History of Mental Illness (Coursera)

Aug 15th 2022
History of Mental Illness (Coursera)
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Our lexicon of mental illness is immense: There currently are hundreds of classified disorders and an extensive assortment of medications and therapies. This course explores the history of this productive science -- its discoveries, classifications, and treatments of psychiatric distress. The excursion begins with a general introduction and proceeds [...]

Integrating MHPSS for NCDs in Humanitarian Response (Coursera)

Aug 15th 2022
Integrating MHPSS for NCDs in Humanitarian Response (Coursera)
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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – a group of conditions that include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and mental ill-health– cause nearly 41 million deaths each year, representing almost 72 percent of all deaths globally. Today, NCDs are not only a problem of high-income countries as more than three-quarters [...]

Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health (Coursera)

In today’s world, mental illness and distress are common and these account for a significant burden of disability within our community. At the same time, there is a growing interest in understanding and enhancing positive mental health and wellbeing; particularly from developments in the fields of positive psychology and [...]

Introduction to Psychology (Coursera)

This course highlights the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior. We will explore the brain and some of the cognitive abilities it supports like memory, learning, attention, perception and consciousness. [...]

#talkmentalillness (Coursera)

I am a professor and mental health researcher and educator, and I’ve been working in the field for over 15 years. Like so many of my colleagues, however, I was unprepared for the wave of mental health challenges that would face our society in 2020. From COVID-19 and the [...]

How To Support Young People Living with Parental Mental Illness (FutureLearn)

Mar 14th 2022
How To Support Young People Living with Parental Mental Illness (FutureLearn)
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Discover how parental mental illness impacts children’s development and learn skills and strategies to help young people affected. Understand how parental mental illness can impact child development. On this course, you’ll build a deeper understanding of the impact a parent’s mental illness can have on a child, and learn [...]

Foundations of International Psychiatry (Coursera)

What are some of the skills required when interviewing patients? What information is required when taking a patient history or completing a mental state examination? These are just some of the questions you'll seek answers to as you work through the course material.

Application of Digital Health Interventions (FutureLearn)

Research on digital heath interventions in mental health. In this course, you’ll learn digital health applications on complex diseases. Based on WHO guidelines, digital health intervention is defined as a discrete functionality of digital technology that is applied to achieve health objectives. We will explore research on the development [...]

Understanding Mental Health: Continuum, Culture and Social Media (FutureLearn)

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Understanding Mental Health: Continuum, Culture and Social Media (FutureLearn)
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Enhance your knowledge of mental health and mental illness and develop your understanding of the mental health continuum. Study the influence of society and social media on how we perceive mental health. The more we understand about mental health and mental illness, the more we can challenge and reduce [...]

Defining Mental Health: A Short Introduction (FutureLearn)

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Defining Mental Health: A Short Introduction (FutureLearn)
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Explore how we define and diagnose mental health problems in society today, and prepare to study mental health further. Understand the complex issues surrounding mental health. The topic of mental health is recognised as one of the challenges facing society today. What is good mental health? What myths surround [...]
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