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Emotions and emotional disorders
Emotions and emotional disorders

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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.