Ch 24: Factitious Disorders in Abnormal Psychology Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Factitious Disorders in Abnormal Psychology chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about disorders that are not actually real in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Factitious Disorders in Abnormal Psychology chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayDefining factitious disordersDefinitions of factitious disorders
TuesdaySymptoms of factitious disorders What people with factitious disorders experience
How factitious disorders differ from 'real' disorders
WednesdayTypes of factitious disordersMunchausen's disorder
Munchausen's disorder by proxy
Ganser Syndrome
ThursdayCauses of factitious disordersBiological basis, psychological risk factors, social ramifications
FridayDiagnosis and treatment of factitious disordersHow factitious disorders are diagnosed and the psychological approaches used to treat them

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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