Are you interested in studying human behaviour?

This Abnormal Psychology course is the perfect opportunity. Abnormal Psychology is a division of Psychology that deals with any behaviour deemed to be unusual which cannot be categorised by a known mental illness. This specialist area is particularly useful in the field of clinical psychology, so if you hope to study clinical psychology, or hope to become a clinical psychologist, then this course would be ideal.

The course is divided into modules which are comprehensive and very informative. Learners will gain insight into clinical research, different models of abnormal behaviour, and the ethics of psychological research. As well as this, study different behaviour states, such as dissociative disorders, personality disorders, and cognitive disorder to name just a few. Learners who complete this course successfully will have a well-rounded and technical knowledge of the subject, having gained skills which can be transferred to further study, or work.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests, and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification. 

Who is it for? 

  • This course would be very suitable for anyone hoping to go on to higher study, or those hoping to work in Psychology, particularly clinical psychology.
  • This course would also benefit people hoping to go on to further study of psychology.

Benefits you will gain: 

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate in Abnormal Psychology. 

Entry Requirements:

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

Career Path: 

This course could help you become any of the following:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Health Psychologist
  • Occupational Psychologist
  • Sports Psychologist

Course Curriculum

1. What is Abnormal Psychology? & Clinical research.
What is Abnormal Psychology? 00:43:00
Understanding Clinical research in abnormal psychology 00:23:00
2. What is Biological Psychology?
What is Biological Psychology? 00:41:00
3. The Psychodynamic Behavioural and Abnormal Functioning Models
Understanding the Psychodynamic Model and Abnormal Functioning 00:42:00
Understanding the Behavioral Model and Abnormal Functioning 00:32:00
4. The Cognitive Model, and the Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Functioning
Understanding the Cognitive Model and Abnormal Functioning 00:22:00
Understanding the Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Functioning 00:14:00
5. The Sociocultural Model and Abnormal Functioning
Understanding Sociocultural Model and Abnormal Functioning 00:29:00
6. What is the Diathesis Stress Model in Psychology?
What is diathesis stress model in psychology? 00:21:00
7. Clinical assessment of psychological disorders
Clinical assessment of psychological disorders 00:38:00
8. Understanding Mood and Managing Anxiety Disorders
Understanding and Managing Anxiety Disorders 00:47:00
Understanding Mood Disorders 00:29:00
9. Understanding Somatoform and Managing Stress Disorders
Understanding and Managing Stress Disorders 00:52:00
Understanding and Managing Somatoform Disorders 00:43:00
10. What is Dissociative Disorder and Anorexia Nervosa?
What is Dissociative Disorder? 00:24:00
What is Anorexia Nervosa? 00:24:00
11. Sexual Dysfunction & Gender Identity Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction & Gender Identity Disorders 01:17:00
12. Overview of Substance and Psychotic Use Disorders
Overview of Substance Use Disorders 00:43:00
An Overview of Psychotic Disorders 01:00:00
13. Introduction to Cognitive and Lifespan Development Disorders
Introduction to Cognitive Disorders 00:36:00
Introduction to Lifespan Development Disorders 00:59:00
14. Types of Personality and Factitious Disorders
Types of Personality Disorders 00:34:00
An Overview of Factitious Disorders 00:18:00
15. Treatments of Abnormality and Ethical and Legal Issues
Treatments of Abnormality 00:46:00
Ethical and Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology 00:24:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Abnormal Psychology 00:40:00
Final Exam
Exam: Abnormal Psychology 00:40:00

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    Overall nice course, contents are clear and well arranged

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    The learning techniques gained from this course was really impressive and the comments and resources was really helpful

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