Unit 1: Understanding mental health
In this unit, learners will be introduced to a range of
prevalent mental health problems and their effects, and will learn about the
importance of caring for people with these conditions as individuals.
Unit 2: Understanding stress
Within this unit, learners will gain an understanding of the
many causes and effects of stress and how it can affect individuals in their
Unit 3: Understanding anxiety
Learners will discover how anxiety can affect individuals
and those around them, as well as how it can be managed.
Unit 4: Understanding phobias
This unit will introduce learners to the ways in which
phobias can affect individuals, as well as methods for managing the
Unit 5: Understanding depression
In this unit, learners will look at the causes and effects
of depression on individuals and those around them. Learners will also gain an
in-depth insight into the methods that can be used to manage
Unit 6: Understanding post-natal depression
This unit uncovers the meaning of ‘post-natal depression’
and explores its effects on both women and others around them.
Unit 7: Understanding bipolar disorder
In this unit, learners will gain an understanding of what
bipolar disorder is and how it can affect individuals, as well as explore a
number of management techniques.
Unit 8: Understanding schizophrenia
In this unit, you will discover what schizophrenia is
and how it can affect individuals in their day-to-day lives, as well as explore
people’s perceptions of this condition due to its representation in the
Unit 9: Understanding dementia
This increasingly prevalent condition is explored in this
unit by looking at how different types affect individuals in different ways. You
will also gain an understanding of the ways in which this condition can affect
others around the individual.
Unit 10: Understanding eating disorders
This unit will give learners a comprehensive insight into
the different types of eating disorders and their effects on individuals and
others around them.
Unit 11: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
In this unit, learners will gain an understanding of the
effects of ADHD, as well as ways in which it can be managed.
Unit 12: Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
In this unit, learners will discover the potential causes of
OCD and the effects it can have on individuals and those around them. Learners
will also explore some of the ways in which OCD can be managed.
Unit 13: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
In this final unit, learners will gain an in-depth
understanding of the many causes of PTSD, as well as the effects on both
individuals and those around them. Learners will also explore the different ways
of managing the condition.