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Ch 17: MTLE Health: Emotional & Mental Health

About This Chapter

This chapter on Emotional and Mental Health was put together with the goal of getting you ready for the analogous contents of the MTLE Health exam, buffing up your knowledge through engaging video lessons narrated by professional instructors.

MTLE Health: Emotional and Mental Health - Chapter Summary

This chapter contains everything you'll need to study effectively for the portions of the MTLE Health exam that center on emotional and mental health. Our brief video lessons detail the following key topics:

  • Mental health development during childhood and adolescence
  • Mental health and psychopathology
  • Self-identity and self-awareness
  • Stress
  • General adaptation syndrome
  • How stress and control issues affect health and chronic conditions
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Suicide
  • Eating disorders

Each lesson gives you the option of reviewing the content through a video or transcript of the material, depending on the way you prefer to study. After going through each lesson, you'll be able to test your intake of it through a practice quiz that will also serve to prepare you for the type of questions you'll be answering on the exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 17: MTLE Health: Emotional & Mental Health
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Mental Health Development During Childhood and Adolescence

1. 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

2. 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.

Self Identity: Theory & Definition

3. Self Identity: Theory & Definition

Self-identity plays a large and significant role in shaping each of our lives. Learn about self-identity in psychology, and test your understanding with a quiz.

Self-Awareness: Definition & Explanation

4. Self-Awareness: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we'll discuss the definition of self-awareness and its benefits to your life. Discover what can prevent a person from being self-aware, and learn about several tools to help you increase your self-awareness.

Understanding Stress: Eustress, Distress & Coping Strategies

5. Understanding Stress: Eustress, Distress & Coping Strategies

Most people have to deal with stress on a regular basis. But do you know what it's really doing to your body? Learn more about the reasons behind feeling stressed as well as common strategies to not let the stress get to you.

General Adaptation Syndrome: Definition, Phases & Changes

6. General Adaptation Syndrome: Definition, Phases & Changes

The general adaptation syndrome is a predictable series of phases related to stress. This lesson will explore some of the physiological and psychological changes associated with each phase.

How Stress and Control Issues Affect Health and Chronic Conditions

7. How Stress and Control Issues Affect Health and Chronic Conditions

In this lesson, we'll look at how the idea of control, or the illusion of control, leads a person to stress. This stress, in turn, magnifies many chronic ailments.

Understanding Anxiety Disorders: Definition and Perspectives in Mental Health

8. Understanding Anxiety Disorders: Definition and Perspectives in Mental Health

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental disorder, affecting as many as one in four people. In this lesson, we will explore anxiety disorders including common causes, symptoms, and treatments.

What Is Depression? - Symptoms, Treatment & Causes

9. What Is Depression? - Symptoms, Treatment & Causes

In this lesson you will learn the difference between the feeling of depression and Major Depressive Disorder, or Major Depression. You will also learn about the causes behind Major Depression and what the current treatments are for people suffering from the disorder.

What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention

10. What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention

Why would a person take their own life? And what can be done to prevent it? In this lesson, we'll look at the reasons for, triggers of, and prevention of suicide.

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

11. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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