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Promoting Excellence In Psychological Health & Wellbeing

Free online course from Professor Peter Kinderman and Liverpool University

28 Aug 14

Psychology and Mental Health: Beyond Nature and Nurture

How a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour can give us new ways to improve mental health and well-being.

About the course

Psychological therapies and the work of clinical psychologists are now very popular. This course provides an introduction to how psychologists understand emotions, behaviours and thinking patterns, and how this helps clinical psychologists make sense of their clients' problems.

Students will explore some of the current challenges and debates in the area of diagnosis and treatment and discover new ways of thinking psychologically about mental health.

The course will give students new perspectives on the 'nature vs nurture' debate. It will help students understand the ways in which we are affected by life experiences and will discuss new research which promises to help us improve our own mental health and well-being.

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Becoming a member of the Psychological Professions Network gives you access to a wide variety of resources and opportunities to contribute and influence