Psychology


Psychology

Psychopathology – Models of Mental Health

This course, by Professor Nick Maguire (University of Southampton), explores models of mental health. In the first module, we think about the medical model of mental health and some supporting research. In the second model, we think about the...

5 lectures

0:46:11

Professor Nick Maguire

Southampton University

Psychology

Stress – The Stress Response

This course, by Dr Shanti Shanker (Bournemouth University), explores the stress response. In the first module, we think about the physiology of the stress response and whether it is generalised or stimulus specific. In the second module, we think...

6 lectures

1:09:20

Dr Shanti Shanker

Bournemouth University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Contextualising Abnormality

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores the concepts of abnormality, phobias, and psychopathy. In the first module, we define abnormality and discuss how social norms, adequate functioning, harm to others, and...

6 lectures

0:50:59

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Stress – The Impacts of Stress

In this course, Dr Livia Tomova (University of Cambridge) explores the topic of stress. The first lecture discusses the physiological stress response, detailing the key hormones, organs and neurotransmitters involved in these complicated...

5 lectures

0:53:01

Dr Livia Tomova

Cambridge University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Understanding Mental Ill Health

In this course, Dr Jude Stevenson (University of Glasgow) explores concepts of mental health, starting with understanding what abnormality means. The second lecture approaches the practice of diagnostic labelling, discussing both the positives and...

4 lectures

0:40:28

Dr Jude Stevenson

Glasgow University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Anxiety

In this course, Prof. Femi Oyebode (University of Birmingham) discusses anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. In module one, we explore the general nature of emotions and how we experience them, before moving on to think about anxiety and ...

5 lectures

0:34:50

Prof. Femi Oyebode

Birmingham University

Psychology

Psychopathology – OCD

In this course, Dr Emma Sharpe (University of Derby) discusses obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental health condition characterised by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. In module one, we think about how OCD can ...

6 lectures

0:31:38

Dr Emma Sharpe

Derby University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Depression

In this course, Professor Linda Gask (University of Manchester) discusses the topic of depression. We begin by thinking about what depression is and how it can be diagnosed in module one. We then look at a number of different models of ...

6 lectures

0:45:05

Prof. Linda Gask

Manchester University

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