Ch 5: MTLE Social Studies: Mental Health

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to improve your understanding of psychopathology and its different models and approaches as you study for the MTLE Social Studies exam. You can access this resource on any smartphone, tablet or computer 24 hours a day.

MTLE Social Studies: Mental Health - Chapter Summary

In these video lessons, our professional instructors help you reinforce your knowledge of the different classifications of mental disorders, some of the explanations for mental illness and the different theoretical approaches and models of psychopathology. Follow along with our instructors to prepare for questions on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations (MTLE) Social Studies (Grades 5-12) exam, ensuring you're able to:

  • Define personal identity, its philosophy and development
  • Outline the factors that influence identity formation
  • Explain the influence cultural and social systems have on sense of self
  • Provide examples of the social identity theory
  • Identify the dimensions of mental health and psychopathology

If you are short on time and don't think you'll be able sit at your computer to view these lessons, check them out them whenever you have a spare moment using any of your Internet-ready mobile device. You can test your understanding of the lessons by completing short quizzes. After you've completed the full chapter, test your overall understanding of the material with the practice chapter exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: MTLE Social Studies: Mental Health
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Mental Health & Psychopathology: Definition & Dimensions

1. 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.

Social Identity Theory: Definition and Examples

2. Social Identity Theory: Definition and Examples

We all have conceptual thoughts about who we are and what our own identity is. Those same thoughts can apply to our self concepts when we look at the groups we belong to and our own internal self identity. In this lesson we will explore these aspects and delve deeper into social identity theory.

What Is Personal Identity? - Definition, Philosophy & Development

3. What Is Personal Identity? - Definition, Philosophy & Development

This lesson explores philosophies of personal identity and digs into several key theories on this topic. You will think about questions of human existence that have been debated throughout history and are still debated today.

Factors Influencing Identity Formation

4. Factors Influencing Identity Formation

Identity formation involves the way we see ourselves and the way we are seen by others. In this lesson, learn how it is influenced by perceptions, attitudes, values, and beliefs.

Influence of Social & Cultural Systems on Sense of Self

5. Influence of Social & Cultural Systems on Sense of Self

This lesson examines how social and cultural systems influence how we see ourselves and construct our personal identities. While the list of contributing factors is nearly infinite, we will discuss several of the most powerful factors.

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