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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 – Anxiety

This course, by Professor Femi Oyebode (University of Birmingham) explores anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. In the first lecture, we think about the general nature of emotions and how we experience them. In the second lecture, we think about...

5 lectures

0:34:50

Prof. Femi Oyebode

Birmingham 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

Psychopathology – Contextualising Abnormality

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores the concepts of abnormality, phobias, and psychopathy. In the first lecture, 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. In the first lecture, we think about 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

Aggression – Explanations for Aggression

In this course, Dr Eduardo Vasquez (University of Kent) explores explanations for aggressive behaviour and tendencies. In the first lecture, we think about some brain structures which are responsible for regulating aggressive behaviour. In the...

5 lectures

0:43:48

Dr Eduardo Vasquez

Kent 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

Stress – The Stress Response

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

6 lectures

1:09:20

Dr Shanti Shanker

Bournemouth University

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