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Ch 19: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 18: Psychological Disorders

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The Psychological Disorders chapter of this Holt Psychology Principles in Practice Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with psychological disorders. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Psychological Disorders textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Holt Psychological Disorders chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the psychological disorders 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:

  • Issues that psychologists face when diagnosing patients
  • Anxiety, mood, dissociative and somatoform disorders
  • Personality disorders and schizophrenia

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7 Lessons in Chapter 19: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 18: Psychological Disorders
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Classification & Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders

1. Classification & Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders

How do you diagnose something that you can't see? That's the problem faced by psychologists. This lesson will show you the tool they use to help diagnose their patients.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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.

Schizophrenia: Definition & Overview

6. 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

7. 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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