Course curriculum

  • 1

    Understanding Anxiety

    • Understanding Anxiety

    • Introduction

    • Learning Objectives

  • 2

    Module 1: What is anxiety?

    • Module 1

    • Anxiety - Overview

    • Anxiety - Overview

    • How common is anxiety?

    • Anxiety in older people

    • Anxiety, lockdowns and social isolation

    • Anxiety and depression

  • 3

    Module 2: Signs and symptoms of anxiety

    • Module 2

    • Psychological symptoms of anxiety

    • Physical symptoms of anxiety

    • Early signs of anxiety

    • Long-term effects and outcomes for people with anxiety

    • Anxiety in men and women

  • 4

    Module 3: What causes anxiety?

    • Module 3

    • What can cause anxiety?

    • Risk factors for anxiety

    • How to minimise anxiety/ Protective factors

  • 5

    Module 4: Anxiety disorders

    • Module 4

    • Anxiety disorders

    • Anxiety disorders

  • 6

    Module 5: Treating Anxiety

    • Module 5

    • Treating anxiety - Psychological therapies

    • Guided self-help

    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

    • Treating anxiety - Medication

    • Specialist referral

  • 7

    Assessment: Understanding Anxiety

    • Assessment

    • Assessment: Understanding Anxiety

  • 8

    Feedback

    • Feedback

    • Feedback Questionnaire