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About

Understand the connection between physical and mental health, and improve your ability to identify symptoms and sources of help with Integrating Care - Depression, Anxiety and Physical Illness at FutureLearn.

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Overview

Around one in three people have a long-term physical illness, and of these people, around one in three also struggle with mental health problems like depression and anxiety.

Key facts:

Symptoms such as pain, fatigue, disability, and uncertainty around treatment, can all contribute to mental health problems, which in turn can worsen physical symptoms.

On Integrating Care - Depression, Anxiety and Physical Illness at FutureLearn , you’ll learn how mental and physical health interact. You’ll look in-depth at the relationship between physical and mental illness, and improve your ability to recognise symptoms and find help.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Overview of the mind and body link and why it matters
  • The impact of depression and anxiety on health and quality of life
  • Approaches to integrating mental and physical healthcare
  • Communication skills to overcome barriers to talking about distress in illness
  • Challenges to identifying depression and anxiety in people with a physical illness

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 2 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is for anyone affected by physical and mental illness, their families and carers, and those working in healthcare.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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