Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders


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A disorder that mainly involves unusual thoughts, behaviors, or feelings is called a(n) _____ disorder.

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1. If someone is inattentive and impulsive, but NOT hyperactive, they likely have:

2. If someone is inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive, they likely have:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess what you have learned about behavioral and psychological disorders. To pass the quiz, you will need to be familiar with characteristics of behavior disorders and know how to define them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on your knowledge of the following topics:

  • The definition of attention deficit disorder with and without hyperactivity
  • The term for a disorder that involves unusual thoughts, feelings or behaviors
  • The term for disobedient behavior focused on verbal outbursts
  • The term for a persistent pattern of disregard for the rights of others

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can accurately name the characteristics of mental disorders
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast attention deficit disorder with and without hyperactivity correctly
  • Information recall - access what you have learned about the characteristics of some psychological disorders
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned about psychological disorders to answer questions regarding the characteristics of specific disorders

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson on the characteristics of ADD and other behavior disorders to learn more. This lesson will cover the following topics:

  • Define mental/psychological disorders
  • Recognize common psychological disorders that affect children and teenagers, such as ADD and ADHD as well as conduct and oppositional defiance disorder
  • Know the characteristics of psychological disorders, with examples of each
  • Explore similarities and differences between ADD and ADHD