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Psychological Disorders: Definition, Examples & Approaches to Treatment

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Schizophrenia is characterized by _____.

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1. How do clinical psychologists differ from research psychologists?

2. What are psychiatrists, social workers and counselors called collectively?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of psychological disorders definition. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the symptoms of schizophrenia as well as knowing the various kinds of therapists.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The primary symptoms of schizophrenia
  • How to differentiate between clinical and research psychologists
  • The groups of people composing therapists
  • How learning can lead to a psychological disorder
  • How conditioning in human behavior works

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychological disorders definition lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding schizophrenia and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about conditioning

Additional Learning

To learn more about the various psychological disorders, review the corresponding lesson on Psychological Disorders Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the exact meaning of stimulus
  • Identify the primary symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Know the difference between clinical and research psychologists
  • Learn the groups of people composing therapists
  • Explore the meaning of disordered learning
  • Understand how conditioning in human behavior works
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