|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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Training Program: Depression (MDD): Cause
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute
Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.
Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. The diagnosis for depression is termed Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and is one of the most prevalent mental illnesses, affecting an estimated 17% of the world population at some point in their lifetime. A heterogeneous and complicated mood disorder, depression can wreak havoc on an individual and, in the most tragic cases, can culminate in suicide. This course reviews the theories of pathology for depression.
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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The Depression (MDD): Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: THE HPA AXIS
Provide a definition for major depressive disorder (MDD) and explain the differences between unipolar and bipolar disorders. Discuss the differing prevalence of MDD in various populations. Review how certain risk factors influence susceptibility to MDD. Explain the main steps of synaptic neurotransmission in the CNS. Discuss the monoamine theory of depression. Identify specific brain regions and the associated neurotransmitter-releasing neurons that are involved in MDD. Describe the typical reaction of the HPA axis to stress. Explain how HPA axis dysregulation contributes to the pathogenesis of MDD.
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