Emotional Disturbance: Definition & Symptoms


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Which category of symptoms includes behaviors such as anxiety issues, excessive daydreaming, and depression?

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1. What does IDEA stand for?

2. What is meant by the phrase 'Emotional disturbance is an umbrella term.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet combo, you'll get to assess your knowledge of emotional disturbance and its symptoms. Passing the quiz is possible if you understand what IDEA stands for and know why emotional disturbance is an umbrella term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Have a look at these resources to assess your knowledge of the following topics:

  • Symptoms of emotional disturbance
  • An emotional disturbance that is not a common disorder
  • A symptom category that includes anxiety issues and depression

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what emotional disturbance looks like and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the different categories of symptoms relating to emotional disturbance
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the special education lesson on emotional disturbance

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about this disorder, make your way through the lesson titled Emotional Disturbance: Definition & Symptoms. If you look at this lesson, you'll get to:

  • See how emotional disturbance is caused
  • Review examples of this type of disorder
  • Identify different symptoms of emotional disturbance