Emotions and emotional disorders
Learn about emotional disorders related to stress, sadness, and anxiety. Understand their diagnosis, biological correlates, and possible causes. Gain insights into brain pathways and prevalence of mental health disorders.
In this free course, Emotions and emotional disorders, you will learn about some of the disorders related to the feelings of stress, sadness and anxiety including how these disorders are diagnosed, their biological correlates, and evidence of their possible causes.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Recognise the value of an evolutionary perspective in understanding emotions (or moods) and emotional (or mood) disorders
Specify brain pathways involved in the perception and processing of emotions
Describe the rationale of approaches used in the diagnosis of emotional (or mood) disorders
Outline the characteristics and experience of specified emotional disorders
Demonstrate understanding of information about the prevalence of mental health disorders in populations.