Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Features Includes:
  • Self-paced with Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App

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  • 22 Students Enrolled


In this course we look at what is PTSD?, the causes of PTSD, the treatments for PTSD, How we can support the client with PTSD in a professional and effective manner, Psychotherapy and pharmaceutical treatments for PTSD, evidence about the likely prognosis of PTSD, Who is likely to get PTSD and why. It is a largely lecture based, with presentations by myself Kevin O'Doherty, together with lots of narrated PowerPoint slides. There are also resources for your use.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners and Intermediate

Basic knowledge
  • An interest in the area of PTSD and/or mental health generally

What will you learn
  • What is PTSD?
  • How is PTSD diagnosed?
  • What are the symptoms of PTSD?
  • Who is likely to get PTSD?
  • Why do some people (who have experienced trauma) develop PTSD and others do not?
  • Overview of treatments for PTSD
  • Prescribed medicines often used for PTSD
  • Trauma focused therapy for PTSD
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for CBT
Course Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 22 Total Duration: 01:32:43
Emma McCaskill – April 29, 2020

I like how these videos were between 2 and 6 minutes long, it made it easier to absorb the information. The research projects were very interesting. I found the content of this course informative and easy to follow