Diploma in Mental Health Studies



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It is estimated that one in four adults experience some form of mental health problems during their lifetime. Therefore, mental health is becoming an increasingly important aspect of health provision in health systems around the world.

Anxiety, depression and severe mental problems affect not only the individuals concerned but also their families and friends. Mental health problems result in reduced quality of life and possibly loss of life. It is therefore important to understand mental distress and the ways it can be treated.

ALISON's free mental health diploma course will help you understand mental health and mental illness, as well as mental health practice and care in the community. It will tackle the issues of stigma and discrimination, explain why the promotion of mental well-being is important and give a history of institutions and segregation.

The course also reviews suicide and preventative treatment measures, how to manage violent patients and outlines the complex area of substance abuse. Understand defining characteristics of normal and abnormal behavioral tendencies. The range of personality disorders, phobias and neurotic behaviors are discussed together with the associated signs and symptoms. The personal and occupational impact of burnout and depression are discussed along with the causes and identifiable signs and symptoms.

This free online course will be of great interest to professionals in social and health professions, for anyone who has personal experience of mental health problems or anyone with a general interest in this growing matter.

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Mental Health
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Module Title Module 1: Challenging Ideas in Mental Health Module 2: Mental Health Practice Module 3: A History of Mental Health Institutions Module 4: Exercise and Mental Health Module 5: Diploma in Mental Health Studies - First Assessment Module 6: Mental Health Studies - Behaviour Module 7: Mental Health Studies - Burnout and Depression Module 8: Diploma in Mental Health Studies - Second Assessment Module 9: Mental Health Studies - Understanding Suicide Module 10: Mental Health Studies - Violent and Hostile Behaviour Module 11: Mental Health Studies - Substance Abuse Module 12: Diploma in Mental Health Studies - Third Assessment Module 13: Diploma in Mental Health Studies - Final Assessment

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