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Bipolar Disorder Awareness Diploma Course

4.4
5 opinions
  • Since, I suffer from Aspergers, I gained interest in the subject matter, to learn more on Autism I did the course and they offered highly informative course. I enjoyed and was enlightened as well. I simply had a great time learning about the course.
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  • The course was brilliant and I enjoyed a lot. Thanks for everything. Nice course thanks a lot.
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  • Excellent service problems sorted ASAP and the courses second to none would recommend this to all aspirants.
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Course

Online

£ 49 + VAT

Description

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    Course

  • Methodology

    Online

  • Class hours

    150h

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

What Will You Learn?
If you have bipolar disorder or hope to help someone who does, this course gives you a single, comprehensive resource that will enhance understanding and help those affected to lead healthier, happier lives. You will learn about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatments, and how to manage bipolar disorder.
To understand bipolar disorder, you first need to address the issue of mental illness in general. Studying the Bipolar Disorder Awareness Diploma Course, you will learn what is meant by the term “mental illness”. The course covers who is affected, the most common forms of mental illness, why the notion of mental illness itself is sometimes called into question, and how it can be prevented. You’ll also be exposed to what the latest research suggests regarding the causes and prognosis of its various forms.
Bipolar disorder has many different forms and while the common thread is a tendency to experience mood swings, the variations differ in many important ways. Through your studies, you’ll discover the various types and gain an understanding of what they can mean for the sufferer and the symptoms and treatments of each.
The predominant opinion of psychiatrists is that bipolar disorder is caused, maintained and worsened by multiple factors. You’ll learn what researchers have discovered about links between various environmental and biological factors, and mental health.
Often referred to as “the rule rather than the exception”, a bipolar patient is usually diagnosed as suffering from two or more additional psychiatric disorders, though it can be diagnosed alone. The Bipolar Disorder Awareness Course explores the range of comorbid mental illnesses that often co-occur in those with bipolar disorder..
Part of the treatment of bipolar disorder is medication lead a well-rounded lifestyle.
Bipolar disorder can be diagnosed at any age and is a long-term condition. This course looks at how it affects people at different ages and...

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Opinions

4.4
fantastic
  • Since, I suffer from Aspergers, I gained interest in the subject matter, to learn more on Autism I did the course and they offered highly informative course. I enjoyed and was enlightened as well. I simply had a great time learning about the course.
    |
  • The course was brilliant and I enjoyed a lot. Thanks for everything. Nice course thanks a lot.
    |
  • Excellent service problems sorted ASAP and the courses second to none would recommend this to all aspirants.
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4.6
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Lyndon Fish

5.0
23/03/2019
About the course: Since, I suffer from Aspergers, I gained interest in the subject matter, to learn more on Autism I did the course and they offered highly informative course. I enjoyed and was enlightened as well. I simply had a great time learning about the course.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Lisa

4.0
30/08/2018
What I would highlight: The course was brilliant and I enjoyed a lot. Thanks for everything. Nice course thanks a lot.
What could be improved: All ok
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Adrian

4.0
30/08/2018
What I would highlight: Excellent service problems sorted ASAP and the courses second to none would recommend this to all aspirants.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Lindsay

5.0
03/01/2018
What I would highlight: Kate is very helpful and a lovely lady. Thanks for everything. It was a great learning experience.
What could be improved: Nothing to change
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Marilyn

4.0
03/01/2018
What I would highlight: The course was simply wonderful and I had an amazing time and It was an amazing experience overall.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2018
This centre has demonstrated its quality on Emagister
3 years with Emagister

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 3 years

Subjects

  • Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • IT for adults
  • Acting
  • Parenting
  • Carer
  • Psychotherapy
  • Bipolar
  • Mental Illness
  • Medication

Course programme

Module 1: Bipolar Awareness

  • Part 1: What Is Mental Illness?
  • Part 2: Common myths about mental illness
  • Part 3: Are mental illnesses really “illnesses”?
  • Part 4: What should we conclude?
  • Part 5: How is mental illness treated?
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: The Different Types

  • Part 1: A quick note on terminology
  • Part 2: The history of bipolar disorder
  • Part 3: Is bipolar disorder a progressive illness?
  • Part 4: Challenges in diagnosing bipolar disorder
  • Part 5: Four key controversies relating to the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: The Role Of Environmental And Biological Factors In Bipolar Disorder

  • Part 1: Background information – the nature – nurture debate in psychology
  • Part 2: The role of parenting and family experiences in susceptibility to bipolar disorder
  • Part 3: The role of social support as an environmental factor
  • Part 4: Implications for the treatment of bipolar disorder
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Associated Problems That Frequently Co-occur With Bipolar Disorder

  • Part 1: Anxiety disorders
  • Part 2: Panic disorder
  • Part 3: Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Medication For Bipolar Disorder

  • Part 1: What types of drugs are used to treat bipolar disorder?
  • Part 2: The dangers of combining drugs
  • Part 3: Encouraging medication adherence
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Psychotherapy for Bipolar Disorder

  • Part 1: What is psychotherapy?
  • Part 2: The different schools of psychotherapy
  • Part 3: What are the aims of psychotherapy?
  • Part 4: Who can benefit from psychotherapy?
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Lifestyle Strategies For Managing Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder

  • Part 1: Diet and bipolar disorder
  • Part 2: Sleep patterns and bipolar disorder
  • Part 3: Exercise and bipolar disorder
  • Part 4: Social support and bipolar disorder
  • Part 5: Recreational drugs and alcohol use in bipolar disorder
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Caring For and Understanding Someone With Bipolar Disorder

  • Part 1: How bipolar disorder can lead to problems within personal relationships
  • Part 2: How partners, friends and relatives can educate themselves about bipolar disorder
  • Part 3: How to communicate with someone who is experiencing a mood episode
  • Part 4: Crisis plans
  • Part 5: Acting as a carer for someone with bipolar disorder
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Challenges For Those With Bipolar Across The Lifespan

  • Part 1: Problems faced by children diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • Part 2: Problems faced by adolescents diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • Part 3: Problems faced by young adults diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • Part 4: Problems faced by middle-aged adults diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • Part 5: Problems faced by older adults diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Bipolar and the Workplace

  • Part 1: The risks associated with unemployment
  • Part 2: Steps employers can take to improve the experience of work for those with bipolar disorder
  • Part 3: How to support a friend or colleague who is experiencing mental illness
  • Part 4: Self-employment for people with bipolar disorder
  • Module 10 Assessment

Bipolar Disorder Awareness Diploma Course

£ 49 + VAT