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...
Professor Nick Maguire
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...
Dr Shanti Shanker
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...
Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya
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...
Dr Livia Tomova
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...
Dr Jude Stevenson
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 ...
Prof. Femi Oyebode
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 ...
Dr Emma Sharpe
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 ...
Prof. Linda Gask