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10 CPD hours / points
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Psychiatric disorders are responsible for approximately 10.7% of the worldwide burden of illness. This equates to little more than one in every ten persons. Such estimations have heightened awareness of the significance of mental illnesses in public health. This is where the necessity of understanding psychiatry or human psychology comes in.

Psychiatry is a medical speciality that focuses on diagnosing, preventing, and treating mental illnesses. This field concentrates wholly on getting to know every intricacy of human psychology. Psychiatry professionals treat their patients with a range of therapies and medication tailored to their patient needs.

Want to know more about this fascinating field? Then sign up for this Psychiatry course and unfold the riveting facts about human psychology.

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of psychiatry and the job prospects this field holds. You will also get a better knowledge of some of the commonly held misinterpretations, such as — When it comes to mental health and mental illness, there is no difference. Or, psychologist and psychiatrist are essentially the same. Moreover, this course will educate you on various psychiatric disorders, their symptoms and causes, as well as several treatment methods. This psychiatry training will also help you become well-versed in the legislation about mental health.

Stick around to this Psychiatry course and heighten your awareness of the necessity of psychiatry.

What you'll get out of this Psychiatry course:

  • Get to know in detail about human psychology.
  • Understand the indicators of good mental health.
  • Know the difference between mental health and mental illness.
  • Learn about various mental health disorders and their early symptoms.
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge of psychiatry.
  • Comprehend the ultimate difference between psychiatrists and psychologists.
  • Explore multiple psychiatric disorders, their reasons and outcomes.
  • Develop a strong comprehension of stress and anxiety disorder.
  • Familiarise yourself with personality disorders, their causes and symptoms.
  • Strengthen your knowledge of schizophrenia and its various types.
  • Acquaint yourself with several treatment methods like psychiatric medication, counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, etc.
  • Step-by-step guidance of providing mental health support.
  • Have a clear idea about the mental health-related legislation.

Why People Love And Enrol The Psychiatry Course From One Education

  • Eligibility for an IAO & CPD-accredited certificate on successful completion of Psychiatry Course
  • Learning materials of our Psychiatry course contains engaging voiceover and visual elements for your comfort
  • Freedom to study at your own pace
  • 24/7 access to the Psychiatry course materials for 12 months
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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This masterclass Psychiatry online training course is designed by industry experts and will give you an in-depth understanding of this topic. The Psychiatry course features easy-to-digest modules that break down each topic and ensure all our students receive an unrivalled and thorough learning experience.

If you want to work in this rapidly growing sector and stand out from the competition, then our Psychiatry course is the perfect place to kickstart your dream career.

On the Psychiatry course, we guarantee that you will gain relevant skills and acquire tremendous knowledge on the subject. The certificate you’ll achieve after completing the Psychiatry course will help you land the job you want in a related field.

Enjoy a pleasant and professional 100% online learning experience and enrol in our Psychiatry course today and take control of your career!

Course Curriculum:

Here is a curriculum breakdown of the Psychiatry course:

Module 1: Introduction to Mental Health

  • What is Mental Health?
  • Characteristics of Good Mental Health
  • What is Mental Illness?
  • Mental Health vs Mental Illness
  • Early Signs of Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Health Statistics: UK and Worldwide
  • Definition of Mental Well-being
  • Indication of Good Mental Well-being
  • How to Improve Mental Well-Being
    • Identify Causes of the Problem
    • Create Good Relationships
    • Improve Physical Health
    • Improve Mental Health
  • Summary

Module 2: Mental Health and Disorder

  • What is Mental Disorder?
  • Types of Disorder
  • Consequences of Diagnosis
    • Why Me?
    • Is It My Fault?
    • Why Did It Take So Long to Get a Diagnosis?
    • Why do I have Different Diagnoses?
  • Mental Disorder and the Mind/Body Problem
  • Promoting Rights and Dignity
  • Summary

Module 3: Psychiatry Training

  • Definition of Psychiatry
  • Types of Psychiatric Disorder
  • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • What is Psychiatrist?
  • Roles of a Psychiatrist
  • Types of Psychiatrists
  • Psychiatrists and Psychologists
    • Psychology vs Psychiatry Treatment Method
    • Psychologist vs Psychiatrist Education
    • Psychology vs Psychiatry in Practice
  • Summary

Module 4: Reasons and Outcomes of Psychiatric Disorder

  • Reasons behind Disorder
  • Biological Factors
    • Genetics
    • Parental Damage
    • Infection and Disease
    • Injury and Brain Defects
    • Substance Abuse
  • Life Experience and Environmental Factors
    • Life Events and Emotional Stress
    • Poor Parenting
    • Stress in Childhood
    • Relationship Issues
    • Poverty
  • Psychological and Individual Factors
  • Summary

Module 5: Psychiatric Disorder in Children, Adolescents and Adults

  • Types of Psychiatric Disorder
  • Disorder in Childhood
    • Important Facts
    • Symptoms and Signs
  • Disorder in Adolescent
    • Emotional Disorder
    • Childhood Behavioural Disorders
    • Eating Disorders
    • Psychosis
    • Suicide and Self-Harm
  • Disorders in Adulthood
  • Summary

Module 6: Common Psychiatric Disorders

  • Depression
    • What is Depression?
    • Types of Depression
    • Causes of Depression
    • Treatment for Depression
  • Self-Harm
    • Types of Self-Harm
    • Causes of Self-Harm
  • Anxiety Disorders
    • Agoraphobia
    • Specific Phobia
  • Eating Disorders
    • Types of Eating Disorder
      • Anorexia
  • Summary

Module 7: Stress and Anxiety Disorder

  • Definition of Stress
  • Causes of Stress
  • Managing Stress
  • What is Anxiety?
  • Types of Anxiety Disorders
    • Panic Disorder
    • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
    • Acute Stress Disorder
    • Phobia
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Treatments of Anxiety Disorder
  • Self-Care for Anxiety Disorders
  • Summary

Module 8: Personality Disorder

  • What is Personality Disorder?
  • Symptoms of Personality Disorder
  • Types of Personality Disorders
    • Paranoid Personality Disorder
    • Schizoid Personality Disorder
    • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
    • Histrionic Personality Disorder
    • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    • Avoidant Personality Disorder
    • Dependent Personality Disorder
    • Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Causes of Personality Disorder
  • Summary

Module 9: Schizophrenia

  • What is Schizophrenia Disorder?
  • Hallucinations
  • Delusion
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia Disorder
    • Causes
    • Symptoms
    • Treatments
  • Disorganised Schizophrenia Disorder
    • Causes
    • Symptoms
    • Treatments
  • Catatonic Schizophrenia Disorder
    • Causes
    • Symptoms
    • Treatments
  • Psychosis
    • Causes
    • Symptoms
    • Treatments
  • Summary

Module 10: Treatment Methods

  • Psychiatric Medication
    • Antidepressants
    • Antipsychotics
    • Sleeping Pills and Minor Tranquillisers
    • Lithium and Other Mood Stabilisers
  • Talking Therapy and Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
    • What does IPT Involve?
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
    • Is ECT Effective?
    • Why is ECT Controversial?
    • How to Prepare for ECT?
    • What to Expect During ECT?
    • Potential Side Effects
  • Summary

Module 11: Providing Mental Health Support

  • What is Mental Health Support?
  • Definition of A Mental Health Support Worker
  • Psychiatrists vs Mental Health Support Workers
  • Skills in Psychiatry
  • Duties And Responsibilities of A Mental Health Support Worker
  • Qualities of A Great Support Worker
  • Why Become A Mental Health Support Worker?
  • Experience And Qualifications
  • Salary & Working Hours
  • Code of Conduct
  • Summary

Module 12: Legislations about Mental Health

  • Mental Health Act
  • Advice for Careers and Families
  • Who Decides that Someone should be Detained?
    • Detainment in Emergencies
    • Detainment in Non-Emergencies
  • In Emergencies
  • Non-Emergencies
  • Mental Health Assessment
  • What does the Term 'Being Sectioned' Mean?
  • Appealing Against Being Detained
  • Consent to Treatment
  • "Section 17 Leave"
  • Community Treatment Order
  • The SOAD Service
  • Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)
  • Mental Health Act During the Coronavirus Outbreak
  • Summary

Method of Assessment

To successfully complete the Psychiatry course, students will have to take an automated multiple-choice exam. This exam will be online and you will need to score 60% or above in order to pass. After successfully passing the Psychiatry course exam, you will be able to apply for a CPD & IAO-accredited certificate.


Once you have finished the Psychiatry course, you will be eligible to apply for a CPD & IAO-accredited certificate as proof of your new skills and your continued professional development. Certificates are available as a PDF for £9, or you can request a hard copy to be sent in the post for £15.

Who is this course for?

The Psychiatry training course is ideal for highly motivated individuals who want to enhance their professional skills and train for the job they want! This Psychiatry course also suits people aspiring for some in-depth knowledge on this topic and keep up to date with the latest information.

Study the Psychiatry course today and increase your professional skillset from the comfort of your home!


There are no formal entry requirements for the Psychiatry course, with enrollment open to anyone! Anyone and everyone with a knack for learning can enrol on this course without any hesitation.

Learn online from any internet device, including your computer, tablet or smartphone. Study when it suits you and complete the Psychiatry course at your own pace.

All students must have a passion for learning and literacy, as well as being over the age of 16.

Career path

The Psychiatry course will provide you with a valuable combination of skills and knowledge that will help you advance in a variety of exciting and promising careers, such as—

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Psychiatric Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatrist

The average salary in the UK for these career opportunities ranges from £15,000 to £70,000 a year.

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.