Emotional & Behavioral Disorders: Definition, Characteristics & Causes


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Which of the following is NOT true of students with an emotional disturbance?

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1. Which of the following statements is true in relation to emotional disturbance?

2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a student with emotional disturbance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The definition and characteristics of EBD are the subjects of this worksheet/quiz. Questions will assess how much you know about topics like what students might exhibit if they've had an emotional disturbance and true/false statements about an emotional disturbance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • Characteristics of students with emotional disturbances
  • A condition that would fall under the category of emotional disturbances
  • What a student's family should do if he/she qualifies for special education due to an emotional disturbance

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about emotional disturbances and some of their characteristics
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of an emotional disturbance to recognize how it's connected to other conditions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the definition of EBD

Additional Learning

Learn more about behavioral disorders with the lesson entitled Emotional & Behavioral Disorders: Definition, Characteristics & Causes. These areas of study will be discussed:

  • Why it's important to recognize emotional and behavioral disorders in the classroom
  • Difficulties that are experienced by those with EBD
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and some of its characteristics
  • Anxiety disorders and how they are treated