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Overview

Anxiety and Stress are two of the most common psychological disorders in Britain today, so understanding the psychology behind them can be extremely valuable for your career and mental health. This Psychology of Anxiety & Stress course will provide you with everything you need to know to start managing these issues better. The course is split into two halves, each covering one of these disorders. In the first half, you will learn about the psychology of anxiety and other conditions such as Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Social Phobia, which can both have serious negative effects on sufferers. You will also look at the main coping mechanisms that have been developed to deal with anxiety, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindful Based Therapy and medical treatments such as ProzacZoloft and Paxil. The second half of the course delves into stress, which is believed to have an impact on a sizeable percentage of Britons. You will begin by looking at the definitions of stress, the up-to-date psychology behind it and why and how it affects some people worse than others. Stress management is then covered, and this unit will teach you how to help others, as well as yourself, cope better with stress and how to use a variety of proven techniques to reduce stress. By taking this course, you will gain confidence in managing the anxiety and stress of yourself and others, including potential clients, and be able to use what you’ve learnt about the psychology of these disorders to improve your career prospects.

Topics also cover:

  • Anxiety-reducing techniques
  • The difference between stress and anxiety
  • When anxiety becomes an anxiety disorder
  • Breathing techniques
  • Good stress vs bad stress

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace. You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £79. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Endorsement

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills attesting to your knowledge. The Psychology of Anxiety and Stress is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Psychology of Stress
What is ‘Stress’? 00:09:00
How does ‘stress’ affect us? 00:09:00
Why do we experience ‘stress’ differently? 00:10:00
‘Good stress’ (Eustress) Vs ‘Bad stress’ (Distress) 00:09:00
‘Stress’ and ‘Burnout’ 00:09:00
Individual experiences of 'stress'
Coping with stress as an individual 00:09:00
Low ability (inability) to cope with stressors 00:07:00
What do people use to cope with stress? 00:10:00
‘Addictions’ and Coping with ‘Stress’ 00:09:00
Stress Management
‘Breathing’ in Stress Management 00:08:00
Stress-Reducing Techniques 00:10:00
Medication Treatments (Pharmacology) – Part 1 00:06:00
Medication Treatments (Pharmacology) – Part 2 00:04:00
Nutrition and ‘Stress’ – Part 1 00:04:00
Nutrition and ‘Stress’ – Part 2 00:06:00
Psychology of 'Anxiety'
What do we call ‘anxiety’? 00:06:00
What is the difference between ‘stress’ and ‘anxiety’? 00:07:00
When does ‘anxiety’ become an ‘anxiety disorder’? 00:05:00
Anxiety Disorders
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 00:08:00
Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) 00:08:00
Panic Disorder 00:07:00
‘Addictions’ and Anxiety Disorders 00:10:00
Coping with Anxiety
Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorders 00:08:00
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety Disorders 00:09:00
Mindfulness & Mindfulness Based Therapy (MBT) 00:11:00
Medial Treatments (Pharmacology) 00:05:00
Anxiety-Reducing Techniques 00:10:00
Final Words
Good Bye and Thank You! 00:02:00
Assignment
Assignment – Psychology of Anxiety and Stress 3 days, 23 hours
Recommended Materials
Resources – Psychology of Anxiety & Stress 00:00:00
Workbook – Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Course 1 week
Order Your Certificate
Order Your Certificate QLS 00:00:00

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