Course Description

Abnormal Psychology Course

Abnormal Psychology Course is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. Abnormal Psychology Course gives a Course Qualification of CPD. For more information about Abnormal Psychology Course at Global Edulink, please review the details below.

Abnormal Psychology Course.

Are you interested in studying human behaviour?

This Abnormal Psychology course is the perfect opportunity. Abnormal Psychology is a division of Psychology that deals with any behaviour deemed to be unusual which cannot be categorised by a known mental illness. This specialist area is particularly useful in the field of clinical psychology, so if you hope to study clinical psychology, or hope to become a clinical psychologist, then this course would be ideal.

The course is divided into modules which are comprehensive and very informative. Learners will gain insight into clinical research, different models of abnormal behaviour, and the ethics of psychological research. As well as this, study different behaviour states, such as dissociative disorders, personality disorders, and cognitive disorder to name just a few. Learners who complete this course successfully will have a well-rounded and technical knowledge of the subject, having gained skills which can be transferred to further study, or work.

Who is it for? 

  • This course would be very suitable for anyone hoping to go on to higher study, or those hoping to work in Psychology, particularly clinical psychology.

This course would also benefit people hoping to go on to further study of psychology.

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Curriculum

  1. What is abnormal psychology? & clinical research.
  2. What is biological psychology?
  3. The psychodynamic behavioural and abnormal functioning models
  4. The cognitive model, and the humanistic-existential model of abnormal functioning
  5. The sociocultural model and abnormal functioning
  6. What is the diathesis stress model in psychology?
  7. Clinical assessment of psychological disorders
  8. Understanding mood and managing anxiety disorders
  9. Understanding somatoform and managing stress disorders
  10. What is dissociative disorder and anorexia nervosa?
  11. Sexual dysfunction & gender identity disorders
  12. Overview of substance and psychotic use disorders
  13. Introduction to cognitive and lifespan development disorders
  14. Types of personality and factitious disorders
  15. Treatments of abnormality and ethical and legal issues

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate in Abnormal Psychology. 

Benefits you will gain:

By enrolling in this course, you’ll get:

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • Includes step-by-step tutorial videos and an effective, professional support service.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • The benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
  • A study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.
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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course Location
Course QualificationCPD
Awarding Body DetailsCertificate in Abnormal Psychology
Course TimeAll delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).
Course Fee53.00
Entry RequirementsLearners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Carear PathClinical Psychologist , Counsellor , Educational Psychologist , Forensic Psychologist , Health Psychologist , Occupational Psychologist , Sports Psychologist
Course Code1051
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CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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