Bipolar Disorder

This outstanding training resource will help you to understand more about Bipolar disorder and the impact it has on life and wellbeing.

Bipolar disorder has a highly complex range of symptoms which makes it difficult to diagnose. Treatments therefore vary and what may be appropriate for one sufferer, may not be for another. It’s important that you understand the direct impact this disorder has on the lives of those in your care.

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course!


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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As a guide, this course should take between 35 to 45 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • What is Bipolar disorder?
  • Moods swings
  • Mania
  • Hypomania
  • Psychotic mania
  • Mixed state
  • Depression
  • Types of Bipolar disorder
  • Contributing factors
  • Symptoms
  • Rapid cycling
  • Racing thoughts
  • Bipolar and alcoholism
  • Pregnancy
  • Diagnosis
  • Types of treatment
  • Medication
  • Side effects of medication
  • Complementary treatments
  • Diet & nutrition
  • Support
  • The impact of Bipolar
  • Living with Bipolar