What is a Mental Disorder? - Definition & Treatment


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Which is the BEST definition of a mental disorder?

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1. Mental disorders can be treated by:

2. Which of the following is a part of the biopsychosocial model of mental disorders?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The term 'mental disorder' actually refers to a broad range of different disorders, all with varying treatment options. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the different types of treatments for mental disorders. Some things you'll be assessed on include the best definition of a mental disorder, how mental disorders can be treated, and the biopsychosocial model of mental disorders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be asked to recall:

  • Definition of a mental disorder
  • How mental disorders can be treated
  • Component(s) of the biopsychosocial model of mental disorders
  • Which disorder depression is a type of
  • Another term for a mental disorder

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding treatments for mental disorders
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types mental disorders and treatments for each
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on treatments for mental disorders and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the different types of mental disorders and their treatments, review the accompanying lesson called What is a Mental Disorder? - Definition & Treatment. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Causes of mental disorders
  • Classifications an symptoms of mental disorders
  • Stigma around mental disorders in the U.S.