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The Neurobiology of Stress - Managing the Stress Response

bookmark Course category: Managing selfWorking with others
timer Duration: 8 hours

feed Study mode: Face to face

info Pre-requisites: n/a

About this course

This course outlines the neurobiological, psychological, and behavioural aspects of stress and the dangers of chronic stress. You will explore the evolutionary origins and functions of the stress response to understand how we have evolved to be who we are, and why. You will also gain practical strategies to settle your mind and body to help downregulate the stress response.

Who should attend?

This course is appropriate for anyone who has experienced stress.

What will you learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Appreciate the physiology, neurobiology, psychology, and behavioural manifestations of stress.
  2. Apply practical ways to settle your own stress response.
  3. Understand how to work more effectively and compassionately with people who are activated by a stress response.

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