Copyright

What is an Emotional Disorder? - Definition & Types

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What does the word 'disorder' mean in psychology?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. What two categories make up emotional disorders?

2. What is a mood disorder?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Emotional responses are not always easy to interpret, so this quiz has been built to determine how much you understand about emotional disorders. Quiz questions will mostly ask you to define related terminology and concepts related to these disorders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these evaluation tools as you determine the extent of your knowledge concerning:

  • How the field of psychology defines 'disorder'
  • The two categories of emotional disorders
  • Definition of a mood disorder
  • Description of the word 'phobia'
  • Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz give you the chance to sharpen the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mood disorder and phobia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

Additional Learning

To find out even more information on this topic, go to the associated lesson, What is an Emotional Disorder? - Definition & Types. Dig through the lesson to find answers to the quiz questions, then go over the following:

  • How the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) identifies disorders
  • Examples of mood disorders
  • Other types of related disorders
Support