Introduction to Mental Health Science

The Open University

Course Information

Focusing on affective disorders (stress, anxiety and depression), the module will enable you to develop and apply these skills within the context of the chosen topics. You will broaden your knowledge and understanding of these affective disorders, recognise different lines of evidence, appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits of current knowledge, discuss contemporary issues, and evaluate, synthesise and communicate your understanding of these key topics in mental health science.

Vocational relevance

The Introduction to Mental Health Science module from The Open University is good preparation for further research in mental health science. It will develop skills and knowledge that are relevant to employment within the health sector, life sciences, medical and related fields, and will inform and strengthen professional practice.

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