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Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Learn the signs and symptoms of different emotional disorders as well as the various treatment strategies within the biopsychosocial framework.
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Our Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders Course enables attendees to understand the nature of anxiety and depression as well as how it can impact on an individual and those around them.

What is stress? What is anxiety? What is depression? What are some examples of mood disorders? What is a major depressive episode? What is Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? What is Bipolar disorder? What is comorbidity? What is a phobia? What is agoraphobia? What is Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)? What is PTSD? What can cause an emotional disorder in adults? What is the biopsychosocial model? What types of treatment and medication is available? What is CBT? What are some examples of cognitive distortions?  

Our Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders course will help you to answer the questions above and more. 

Around 17% of adults in the UK experienced some form of depression in summer 2021.

Through our Depression and Anxiety Disorders course, you will gain an understanding of how to promote positive thoughts. You will learn different types of cognitive distortions. You will learn the signs and symptoms of different emotional disorders. You will learn what OCD, PTSD, Bipolar disorder and agoraphobia is. You will learn how to positively communicate with an adult who has an emotional disorder. 

What does Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders cover?

  • The signs and symptoms of emotional disorders. 
  • Understand what the difference is between anxiety and depression. 
  • Understand what a phobia is and some examples of phobias. 
  • Recognise the different medications and treatments available. 
  • Gain knowledge of some causes of mental health. 

Who is our Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders for?

Our Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders course is for anyone who supports, looks after, cares or work with adults on a day-today basis. Anyone can have an emotional disorder and having this knowledge will help you to understand how that individual is being affected/ impacted by the emotional disorder. 

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Discuss the nature of anxiety and depression. 
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of different emotional disorders. 
  • Recognise the treatments and medications available for adults who have an emotional disorder. 
  • Be able to identify different causes of mental health problems. 
  • Demonstrate how to communicate with an individual who is expressing their feelings and thoughts. 
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies that can help you to understand how an individual is feeling and how the emotional disorder is affecting them. 

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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