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Bipolar Disorder: Cause (BIPDC)

Certification Training Duration: 0.6 hours (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Bipolar Disorder: Cause
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. An incurable mental illness, bipolar disorder (previously called manic-depression) produces episodes of major depression alternating with episodes of mania. Patients experience alterations in mood, behavior, and cognition. Moreover, other aspects of brain functioning, such as sensory perception, appetite, or sleep-wake cycle regulation become altered. In this course, you will become familiar with the causes of bipolar disorder and its prevalence in society.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
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  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

The Bipolar Disorder: Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Prevalence of Bipolar Disorders
6. Progress Check

7. Objectives
8. Biological Risk Factors
9. Other Risk Factors
10. Progress Check

11. Objectives
12. Neurotransmitters
13. The Neurotransmitter Theory
14. The Kindling Model
15. Progress Check

16. Summary


Review the prevalence of bipolar disorder.
Understand the differential prevalence between bipolar I and bipolar II disorders.
Understand why some experts believe the prevalence of bipolar disorder is underestimated.
Review the age of onset and what factors influence this age.
Understand the biological risk factors associated with bipolar disorder.
Understand other (non-biological) risk factors that may influence the development of bipolar disorder.
Explain the role of neurotransmitters in the pathogenesis of bipolar disorder.
Understand the neurotransmitter theory of bipolar disorder.
Describe the kindling model of bipolar disorder.

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