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Exploring anxiety

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Exploring anxiety

This free advanced level course, Exploring anxiety, serves as an introduction to masters level study in neurosciences and mental health. Focusing on anxiety, you will consider key issues concerning diagnosis, causes and interventions. You will also learn how to evaluate news items, and to go behind the headlines and begin to explore some of the more contemporary and controversial findings within the field.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand anxiety from biopsychosocial perspectives
  • discuss contemporary issues in mental health science related to anxiety
  • recognise different lines of evidence and appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits of current knowledge in the study of mental health science.

First Published: 17/08/2018

Updated: 05/09/2019

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