Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression

Depression or anxiety affects nearly one in five UK adults. This number could be higher as many are embarrassed to come forward due to not many understanding the seriousness of anxiety and depression.

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding depression.

A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to mental health, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.

Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

  • Place of study: Learn from home
  • Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams
  • Course duration: An average of 2 hours.

Full tutor and customer service support will be provided throughout the course.

Course Online Sample

Online Sample

Section 1: The meaning of ‘depression’

Learners will understand the difference between ‘feeling low’ and depression and the key facts about depression.

Section 2: The cause of depression

In this section, learners will cover the causes and symptoms of depression and will also look at individual experiences.

Section 3: The effects of psychotic depression

In this section, learners will understand what psychotic depression is, identify those that suffer from it and recognise the key factors associated with it.

Section 4: Effects on the individual, family and friends

Learners will understand how depression affects an individual’s life and their family and friends.

Section 5: How the demands of daily life can maintain depression

This section covers the demands of daily life when faced with depression and also introduces how to manage these pressures and demands.

Section 6: Depression management and support

Learners will cover the possible treatments and local resources that can help with depression and psychotic depression.



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