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Mental Health Study Guide

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Boost your knowledge of mental health counseling to prepare for exams or satisfy your personal curiosity about counseling techniques using this Mental Health Study Guide course. Engaging video lessons make it easy to learn and retain information about counselor roles, approaches and more.
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10 chapters in Mental Health Study Guide

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Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
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  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Lesson 1 - Psychological Disorders: Definition, Examples & Approaches to Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Understanding Anxiety Disorders: Definition and Perspectives in Mental Health  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Defining and Understanding Mood Disorders  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Stress Disorders: Definition and Perspectives  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Psychophysiological Disorders: Definition, Types, Causes and Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Somatoform Disorders: Definition and Perspectives  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Dissociative Disorders: Amnesia, Dissociative Fugue & Split Personalities  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence: Definition and Causes of Substance Disorders  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Psychotic Disorders: Definition and Perspectives in Mental Health  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Brief Psychotic Disorder: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Delusional Mental Health Disorders: Definition and Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What Are Cognitive Disorders? - Definition and Perspectives  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Factitious Disorders: Definition and Symptoms  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Clark v. Arizona: Summary & Decision  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Morning Anxiety: Symptoms & Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Dysphoric Affect: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Dysphoric Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Mental Health Counseling: Definition & Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Rehabilitation Counseling: Definition & Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Process of Family Counseling  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Individual Therapy: Psychodynamic, Cognitive & Behavioral  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Group Therapy: Definition, Uses & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Biological Therapy for Psychological Problems: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Behavioral Approaches in Therapy  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT): Definition & Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Reality Therapy: Techniques, Goals & Limitations  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Transactional Analysis Therapy and the Role of the Counselor  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Existential Therapy: Definition & Key Concepts  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Person-Centered Therapy: Goals & Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Creative Therapies: Goals, Techniques & Limitations  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What Is Sex Therapy? - Definition and Features  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - How to Deal with Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Coping Skills Activities for Adults
Lesson 18 - Living with PTSD: Coping Skills & Mechanisms  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - How to Deal with ADHD  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Coping Skills Group Activities
Lesson 21 - How to Deal with OCD  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Coping with Bipolar Disorder  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - How to Stop Self-Harm  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - How to Deal with Panic Attacks  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Dealing with Grief  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Eclectic Therapy: Definition, Pros & Cons  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Exposure Therapy Techniques & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Insight Therapy: Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Insight Therapy vs. Behavior Therapy  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Logotherapy: Definition & Criticism  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Logotherapy: Use & Techniques  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Common Psychodynamic Treatments: Free Association, Therapist Interpretation, and Catharsis  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Overview of Psychiatric Drugs: History, Types & Uses  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Community Approaches to Mental Health Treatment: Prevention & Intervention  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Spirituality & Mental Health: Using Prayer and Meditation to Treat Mental Illness  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Treating Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders: Managing Mental Health  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Treating Substance-Related Disorders: Biological, Behavioral and Psychodynamic Approaches  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Coping Skills for Anxiety  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Positive vs. Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms for Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Coping Skills for Schizophrenia  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Anorexia Coping Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Relaxation Techniques for Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - How to Deal with Teenage Stress & Depression  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Coping with Morning Anxiety  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Coping Mechanisms for Alcoholics  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Coping Skills for Racing Thoughts  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Diabetes Coping Skills  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Culture Shock Coping Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Coping Skills for Aggression  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Coping Skills Bulletin Board
Lesson 20 - Art Therapy & Coping Skills  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Coping Skills for Abuse  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Dealing With Low Self-Esteem  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Coping Strategies for Cancer  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Coping with Anxiety While Traveling  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Memory Loss Coping Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Coping Skills for Agoraphobia  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Inattentional Blindness: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - How to Deal with Inattentive ADHD  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Nonverbal Signs of Anxiety  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Nonverbal Signs of Lying  Take Quiz

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