Drugs for Mental Disorders: Mania, Bipolar Disorder & Autism


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Which of the following is a mood disorder that is characterized by alternating episodes of mania and depression?

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1. Which of the following is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by improper communication skills and abnormal social interactions as well as restricted repetitive routines, behaviors, interests, and activities?

2. Fluoxetine, or Prozac, is classified mainly as a type of what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Just like physical illnesses or disorders, mental illnesses and disorders can be treated with medication to help manage symptoms. Quiz questions will test your knowledge of different types of disorders and common drugs used to treat them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz addresses topics such as:

  • Mood disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Classification of Prozac
  • Risperdal's other names
  • How bipolar disorder is typically treated

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the different types of drugs used to treat certain disorders
  • Information recall - access knowledge regarding mood disorders
  • Knowledge application - apply information about the classification of Fluoxetine to answer a quiz question

Additional Learning

Students who review the lesson titled Drugs for Mental Disorders: Mania, Bipolar Disorder & Autism will learn more about the following:

  • Definition of mania
  • Examples of mood stabilizers
  • Signs of autism spectrum disorder