Different Types of Mental Disabilities: Definitions & Examples


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What is a mental disability?

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1. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

2. What sets psychotic disorders apart from other psychological disabilities?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of the various mental disabilities that affect people.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Cognitive disabilities
  • Definition and types of mental illness
  • Characteristics of mental disabilities
  • Causes of mental disabilities

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mental disabilities
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about causes of mental disabilities
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such cognitive disability

Additional Learning

To learn more about mental disabilities, review the lesson called Different Types of Mental Disabilities: Definitions & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details what a mental disability is
  • Defines psychological disabilities
  • Explains potential causes and outcomes
  • Covers cognitive disabilities