ACS Distance Education UK
Psychopharmacology (Drugs and Psychology) BPS302
Learn how different substances affect the brain and behaviour Drug-taking is part of everyday life. Many substances are taken legally through prescriptions and others are freely available in beverages and foodstuffs. Some are available but are not intended to be imbibed e.g. glue or nitrous oxide. Yet others are illegal and have to be acquired from dealers or produced illicitly. All have an effect on the brain and behaviour when used. Study this course to find out about the effects of legal, illegal and prescribed drugs on the mind, body and behaviour. Topics covered include: stimulants, narcotics, hallucinogens, marijuana, steroids, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, solvents, sedatives, prescription drugs, and others. Discover how substance abuse, dependency, and withdrawal affect the nervous system, and the impact of drugs on society.
Qualification - Certificate in Abnormal Psychology VPS037
Study abnormal psychology There are six 100 hour modules required to complete this course. Study five core modules of Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Developmental, Learning and Behavioural Conditions, Child Mental Health, Adult Mental Health. Then choose one elective module from Anger Management, Stress Management and Psychopharmacology
Qualification - Foundation Diploma in Abnormal Psychology VPS101
An in depth qualification studying abnormal psychology - examine causes and efffects of unusual behaviour and responses ·A 1000 hour Foundation Diploma, comprising 10 Modules. ·Study what causes abnormal behaviour in all age ranges of humans. ·Understand particular issues which affect people at different ages and stages of development. ·There are 9 core modules made up of Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Developmental, Learning and Behavioural Conditions, Child Mental Health, Adult Mental Health, Anger Management, Stress Management, Psychopharmacology and Neuropsychology. ·You then choose 1 elective module from Biopsychology I or II and Developmental Psychology