Approach to Aggressive and Disturbed Behaviour

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  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    67 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Severe mental illness can lead to Aggressive behavior. This behavior of the patient can negatively impact the caregivers in the inpatient health care facility and in the family, which further intensifies the stigma towards mental illness and compromises the care available to the mentally ill patients. read more »»

It is important to analyze the factors contributing to the origin. Aggressive behavior exhibited by mentally ill patients in a health care facility and family is preventable with early assessment and intervention strategies. Each health care facility should have a violence prevention plan ensuring the safety of patients and staff. Learn more about Approach to Aggressive and Disturbed Behaviour in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Classification of types of Aggressive behaviour.
  • Differential diagnosis of Aggressive behaviour and confusional states.
  • Evaluation of the patient with Aggressive behaviour.”


Dr. Harikrishna Raja

MD, Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine


Dr. Harikrishna Raja is an internist in Dallas, Texas, and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He has been in practice for more than 20 years. General internal medicine physicians, or internists, are primary-care doctors who perform physical exams and treat a wide spectrum of common illnesses in adult men and women. One of every four physicians in the U.S. is an internist, many of whom are certified in one of 19 subspecialties, including cardiology, infectious disease, and medical oncology.

For: beginners

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