Course curriculum

  • 1

    Understanding Panic Disorders

    • Understanding Panic Disorders

    • Introduction

    • Learning Objectives

  • 2

    Module 1: What is Panic Disorder?

    • Module 1

    • What is panic disorder?

    • What are panic attacks?

    • How common is Panic Disorder?

    • Module 1 Summary

  • 3

    Module 2: What are the signs and symptoms of Panic Disorder?

    • Module 2

    • What are the symptoms of Panic Disorder?

    • Thought-related symptoms

    • Emotional symptoms

    • Physical symptoms

    • Behavioural symptoms

    • What are the different types of panic attacks?

    • Module 2 Summary

  • 4

    Module 3: What causes panic disorder and keeps it going?

    • Module 3

    • What causes Panic Disorder?

    • Past experiences

    • Current life situations

    • Physical or mental health problems

    • Drugs and alcohol

    • Why do some people develop Panic Disorder but not others?

    • Misinterpreting bodily signs as something dangerous

    • Monitoring the body for signs of danger

    • Attempts to prevent or avoid the feared event

    • Module 3 Summary

  • 5

    Module 4: Strategies and treatments to help with panic disorder

    • Module 4

    • What can people try to cope with panic attacks?

    • Breathing

    • Grounding techniques

    • After a panic attack

    • Support groups

    • Talking therapies

    • Medication

    • Module 4 Summary

  • 6

    Module 5: Case studies

    • Module 5

    • Case studies

    • Julia, 34, estate agent

    • Mikey, 21, mechanic

    • Gloria, 74, retired widow

    • Module 5 Summary

  • 7

    Assessment

    • Assessment

    • Understanding Panic Disorder Assessment

  • 8

    Feedback

    • Feedback

    • Feedback Questionnaire