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Psychopathology – Schizophrenia

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) explores different aspects of the severe mental health condition schizophrenia, including its characteristics, causes and available treatments. We begin, in module one, with considering the...

6 lectures

1:03:44

Mr Kevin Silber

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

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 – Understanding Mental Ill Health

In this course, Dr Jude Stevenson (University of Glasgow) explores concepts of mental health. In the first lecture, we look at what abnormality means. In the second lecture, we approach the practice of diagnostic labelling, discussing both the...

4 lectures

0:40:28

Dr Jude Stevenson

Glasgow University

Psychology

Eating Behaviour – Related Problems

In this course, Professor Jane Ogden (University of Surrey) discusses eating behaviour and its related problems. We begin by exploring why we eat what we eat, focussing on cognitive and developmental models of food preferences in module one and...

6 lectures

0:57:50

Prof. Jane Ogden

Surrey University

Psychology

The Nature-Nurture Debate

In this course, Dr Lydia Kearney (University of Kent) explores the nature ‘versus’ nurture debate in psychology. The first lecture prefaces the course by proposing the removal of ‘versus’, predicated on the origin of any human behaviour being too...

5 lectures

1:17:58

Dr Lydia Kearney

Kent University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores cross cultural psychological research. In the first lecture, we think about how we understand culture in the context of psychological research. In the second lecture, we...

6 lectures

0:54:23

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Research Methods – Research Ethics

In this course, Professor John Oates explores the ever-evolving field of research ethics. In the first lecture, we think about both the function and origin of research ethics, contextualising its principles within the British Psychological...

5 lectures

0:51:03

Professor John Oates

Open University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Models of Mental Health

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

5 lectures

0:46:11

Professor Nick Maguire

Southampton University

Psychology

Eating Behaviour – Anorexia Nervosa and Obesity

In this course, Dr Laura Renshaw-Vuillier (Bournemouth University) explores the mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa and obesity. In the first lecture, we think about some of the neural and hormonal bases for normal eating behaviours. In the second...

4 lectures

0:45:32

Dr Laura Renshaw-Vuillier

Bournemouth University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – The Replication Crisis

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores a key shortcoming in the field of psychological science – replication. In the first lecture, we explore the concept of replication and define science in terms of three key...

6 lectures

0:51:10

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Mental Health – The Third Wave

In this course, Dr Helen Bolderston (Bournemouth University) explores the three waves of cognitive and behavioural psychotherapy. In the first lecture, we think about the origins of cognitive therapy and behaviourist theory. In the second lecture,...

5 lectures

1:06:43

Dr Helen Bolderston

Bournemouth University

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