Defining and Understanding Mood Disorders


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What are the two most common types of mood disorders?

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1. A person who thinks that depression should be treated with talk therapy also most likely believes that the cause of depression is _____.

2. Which of the following is evidence that the biological view is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mood disorders can impact people's lives in significant ways. Find out what you about these conditions, including their symptoms and treatment, by completing the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will focus on:

  • Emotions and symptoms of mood disorders
  • Characteristics of bipolar disorder
  • Treatment approaches

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on mood disorders
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define mood disorder
  • Information recall - access your knowledge regarding the most common types of mood disorders

Additional Learning

View the lesson named Defining and Understanding Mood Disorders to get more details about these conditions. The following objectives are covered:

  • Define mood disorder and affective disorder
  • Name the two most common mood disorders
  • Define depressive disorder
  • Explain the views of how mood disorders develop
  • Describe the basic treatment options for mood disorders