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Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia

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Explore the key issues related to caring for a relative with psychosis or schizophrenia, with this Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia at FutureLearn.

Overview

Psychosis conditions, including schizophrenia, are treatable mental health problems that can affect anyone although very few people talk about the conditions and their impact on families. Millions of people across the globe find themselves thrust unexpectedly into a role providing support and care when a relative develops psychosis. Carers can play a major role in supporting their relative’s progress and recovery.

By the end of the Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia at FutureLearn, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe the key symptoms and causes of psychosis, the role of psychological and pharmacological treatments, and the meaning and process of recovery
  • Identify common physical health problems in psychosis and obstacles to implementing healthier lifestyle options
  • Describe the impact that psychosis can have on individuals in a caregiving role and strategies to support improved wellbeing

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Why is schizophrenia described as psychosis?
  • How can we best understand psychosis and its key symptoms such as hearing voices?
  • What are the links between cannabis use and developing psychosis?
  • Can psychosis affect physical health?
  • How do medications in psychosis work and what effects can they have?
  • In what ways are siblings of people with psychosis affected?
  • How can psychosis affect a carer’s health and their relationships?

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

This course is open to anyone with an interest in psychosis and caregiving issues.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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