Ch 3: Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 3: Self-Esteem & Mental Health

About This Chapter

The Self-Esteem & Mental Health chapter of this Holt Lifetime Health Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with self-esteem and mental health. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Self-Esteem & Mental Health textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt Self-Esteem & Mental Health chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the self-esteem and mental health topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Definitions for self-esteem, self-understanding and self-concept
  • Definition and types of communication
  • Mental health from childhood to adolescence
  • Adolescent emotional health
  • Causes of mental disorders
  • Anxiety, mood, dissociative and somatoform disorders
  • Substance dependence and abuse
  • Schizophrenia and personality disorders

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15 Lessons in Chapter 3: Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 3: Self-Esteem & Mental Health
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What Is Self-Esteem? - Definition & How to Improve It

1. What Is Self-Esteem? - Definition & How to Improve It

Feeling confident about yourself is called self-esteem. During the end of the 20th century, a self-esteem movement was geared at making children feel good about themselves. But did it work? What really improves a person's self-esteem?

Self-Understanding & Self-Concept: How We Perceive Ourselves

2. Self-Understanding & Self-Concept: How We Perceive Ourselves

Answering the question 'Who am I?' can lead to a solid self-concept and self-understanding. Watch this lesson to find out more about the difference in these two things, as well as the factors that go into each of them.

What is Communication? - Definition & Importance

3. What is Communication? - Definition & Importance

Any task or transaction that requires more than one person can only be successfully completed with communication. In this lesson, you'll learn what communication is, types of communication and the importance of communication.

Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

4. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.

Mental Health Development During Childhood and Adolescence

5. 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.

Mental Health & Psychopathology: Definition & Dimensions

6. Mental Health & Psychopathology: Definition & Dimensions

In this lesson, we will explore some of the basic ways that we differentiate between mental health and psychopathology. Included in this is looking at social, behavioral, thought, and emotional processes.

Emotional Health in Adolescence: Definition & Changes

7. Emotional Health in Adolescence: Definition & Changes

In this lesson, we will define what it means to be emotionally healthy, discuss emotional changes that take place during adolescence, and look at unhealthy emotional issues which might merit consulting a professional.

What is a Mental Disorder? - Definition & Treatment

8. What is a Mental Disorder? - Definition & Treatment

Not all painful wounds are visible on the outside. Just like cancer or other illnesses, mental disorders can affect a person's whole life. In this lesson we will discover how mental disorders are defined, diagnosed, caused and treated.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

9. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

When do we cross the boundary between natural worry and the debilitating types of anxiety associated with disorders? In this lesson, you'll explore some common anxiety disorders and their potential causes.

Mood Disorders: Depression, Dysthymic Disorder & Bipolar Disorder

10. Mood Disorders: Depression, Dysthymic Disorder & Bipolar Disorder

Does feeling sad automatically mean someone is depressed? Are there different kinds of depression? What are mood disorders? This lesson will take a look at the answers to those questions.

Dissociative Disorders: Amnesia, Dissociative Fugue & Split Personalities

11. Dissociative Disorders: Amnesia, Dissociative Fugue & Split Personalities

There are times when the human brain can actually separate its different parts, sometimes as a defense mechanism. These are known as dissociative disorders. This lesson takes a closer look at these kinds of disorders and how they impact the mind.

Somatoform Disorders: Definition, Types & Examples

12. Somatoform Disorders: Definition, Types & Examples

What's the mind's relationship with the body? In this lesson we'll examine how some physical symptoms could actually be caused by psychological factors.

Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics

13. Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics

Many people have a drink now and then, but how do you know if you have a substance-related disorder? This lesson will help you learn the difference between just having a drink and having an actual problem.

Schizophrenia: Definition & Overview

14. Schizophrenia: Definition & Overview

Our perception of schizophrenia is largely shaped by what we see in the movies. Is schizophrenia more than just a 'hallucination' disease? Check out this lesson to find out about the different types of schizophrenia.

Personality Disorders: Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Schizoid & Antisocial

15. Personality Disorders: Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Schizoid & Antisocial

Will the Personality Disorder Crime Force make it out of the office today? In this lesson, you'll learn about each superhero's personality disorder as a late delivery of donuts sets off some of their common behaviors.

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