Musculoskeletal disorders and mood

What is this module about?

The purpose of this module is to contribute to improving the mood of those living with a musculoskeletal disorder. It entails aspects relevant for contributing to improved mood symptoms: psycho-education, behavioural activation, thinking styles, offering tools and relapse prevention.

In the module's chapters, the user receives information, listens to and watches caregivers' and peer leaders' stories and fills in exercises. In exercises, the patient is encouraged to make a self-care plan and worked on skills that can aid with improved wellbeing, like mindfulness, anger management, healthy lifestyle skills and communication skills.

For whom is this module suitable?

This module is suitable for adults with a musculoskeletal disorder and mood symptoms. It is suitable for use in different kinds of care, including via EAPs, NHS services, social enterprises and universities.

Mobile first

This self-help module is developed as a personal route, and therefore perfect to use in the Minddistrict mobile app. This means that people have self-help in their back pocket, they can continue with the module where they left of and can select their favourite elements. The module can also be used on other devices and on the web platform.