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Ch 10: Mental, Emotional & Physical Disorders

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to become familiar with different mental, emotional and physical disorders. The lessons and quizzes in this chapter can refresh your memory and supplement your existing knowledge of this topic.

Mental, Emotional & Physical Disorders- Chapter Summary

These lessons will help you recall information about varying mental, emotional and physical disorders. Covered in this lesson are different disorders such as ADHD and eating disorders. Some of the additional topics you'll learn about in this chapter include:

  • Abnormal development and patterns of behavior
  • Abnormalities that affect learning and social skills
  • Autism and Asperger's syndrome
  • Gifted children
  • Mood, anxiety and substance related disorders
  • Ways substances affect students
  • Negative impacts on aging such as dementia
  • Types of mental disabilities and physical disabilities

These video and text lessons are engaging and fun to go through. Our professional and knowledgeable instructors designed them in a way that is beneficial to you and your studying process. Stuck on a concept or lesson? There is no need to worry. Our instructors are available to answer your questions and bring clarity to this chapter's lessons.

13 Lessons in Chapter 10: Mental, Emotional & Physical Disorders
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Abnormal Human Development: Definition & Examples

1. Abnormal Human Development: Definition & Examples

Abnormal development occurs when a person develops an unusual pattern of behavior, emotion or thought. In this lesson, you will learn what abnormal development is, how it is determined and examine different examples.

Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

2. 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.

Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

3. Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

If you have never met a person with Asperger syndrome, you might wonder how they differ from you. In this lesson, we'll explore the behaviors common to people with Asperger and other autism spectrum disorders.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

This lesson explores common characteristics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as the best practices for teaching learners with this disorder.

Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

5. Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

In this lesson, we will explore advanced cognitive development in terms of a gifted child. We will also define what it means to be gifted and Joseph Renzulli's model of giftedness.

Mood Disorders: Depression, Persistent Depressive Disorder & Bipolar Disorder

6. Mood Disorders: Depression, Persistent Depressive 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.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

7. Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

Many of us have something about our appearance that we'd like to change, but for some people these desires can develop into actual disorders. How are body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders related? This lesson gives you a closer look at these disorders and the impact they can have on people.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

8. 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.

The Effects of Substance Abuse on Students

9. The Effects of Substance Abuse on Students

How does substance abuse affect the student population? You might be surprised to learn it can lead to way more than just failing grades. This lesson points out many other negative consequences of substance abuse in students.

Developmental Abnormalities in Adults: Effects & Social Concerns

10. Developmental Abnormalities in Adults: Effects & Social Concerns

Developmental abnormalities in adults can have significant effects on the individual and an impact on society. In this lesson, examine examples and explore some of these issues.

Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging

11. Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging

In this lesson, you will learn what dementia is and is not through definitions and examples. You will also examine Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia and memory loss in the elderly.

Chronic Illness & Physical Disabilities: Effects on Human Development

12. Chronic Illness & Physical Disabilities: Effects on Human Development

What are chronic illnesses and physical disabilities? How do these conditions impact both the individual and society? Learn the answers to these questions in this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

Different Types of Mental Disabilities: Definitions & Examples

13. Different Types of Mental Disabilities: Definitions & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of and differentiate between two types of mental disabilities: psychological disabilities and cognitive disabilities. Explore potential outcomes and examples, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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