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Ch 13: Child & Adolescent Psychopathology

About This Chapter

These lessons will help you understand how certain developmental disorders and mental health conditions of childhood and adolescence can impact learning. Characteristics of these disorders, the processes of mental health development and the effects of psychotropic medications are also discussed.

Child & Adolescent Psychopathology - Chapter Summary

Our instructors will review childhood and adolescent psychological disorders in this chapter and their impact on learning. You'll gain an overview of various theories, and learn how various drug treatments can affect students. Topics include mental health development and developmental abnormalities. After watching these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Define and discuss perspectives on lifespan development disorders
  • Explain mental health development through adolescence
  • Show how developmental abnormalities impact learning in children
  • Review the relation between mental health and educational outcomes
  • Explore psychopharmacology and its effects on children and adolescents

Our expert instructors will guide you through these brief and engaging video and text lessons. Quizzes at the end let you assess what you've just learned. If you need to review certain passages, video tags let you link back to the right spot in the video without having to watch the whole lesson again. Every lesson is accompanied by a written transcript, and some have video links to text lessons with more information.

5 Lessons in Chapter 13: Child & Adolescent Psychopathology
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Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

1. Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

Everyone grows and changes throughout their life, but why do some people have developmental problems? In this lesson, we'll look at common lifespan development disorders and major theories about how people develop them.

Mental Health Development During Childhood and Adolescence

2. Mental Health Development During Childhood and Adolescence

Some mental illnesses can show up at any point in a person's life, but some first occur during specific stages of lifespan development. In this lesson, we'll look closer at some disorders that appear in childhood, adolescence, and old age.

Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

3. Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

Developmental abnormalities in children have an impact on their learning and social skills. Examine an example in this lesson that will help you learn about the importance of early intervention.

The Impact of Mental Health Issues on Educational Outcomes

4. The Impact of Mental Health Issues on Educational Outcomes

In this lesson, you're going to learn about the various ways in which mental health issues can affect a person's education outcomes. This includes the interactions between mental disorders and things like concentration, stamina, and pressure.

Psychopharmacology & Its Impact on Students

5. Psychopharmacology & Its Impact on Students

In this lesson, we will look at the more common issues students have that can benefit from medication treatments. We will also look at the impact this kind of medication treatment will have on those students in the classroom.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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