Ch 29: MTTC Psychology: Psychological Disorders and Health

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We can show you the important information about psychological disorders and health as part of your preparation for the MTTC Psychology Exam. The combination of video lessons and self-assessment quizzes gives you multiple ways to identify the correct answers for these kinds of questions.

MTTC Psychology: Psychological Disorders and Health - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to find out all about psychological disorders and health. You'll review material you learned in college and perhaps updating some of your information for the MTTC Psychology Exam. The videos cover all the topics you may need to know, including:

  • Definition of disorders
  • Classification and diagnosis
  • Anxiety and mood disorders
  • Dissociative and somatoform disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance related disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders

Our knowledgeable instructors review the important points you'll need to know psychological disorders and health for the test. Through the use several approaches, including videos, written transcripts, and assessment quizzes, your study sessions will be highly effective and enjoyable.

MTTC Psychology: Psychological Disorders and Health - Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Psychology test evaluates your knowledge and understanding of the field of psychology. Your score is part of what determines your eligibility for a teacher's license in the state of Michigan. The topics in this Psychological Disorders and Health chapter fall within the Personality Theories and Psychological Disorders section of the test, which make up 18% of the questions.

The test consists of 100 multiple-choice questions that ask you to read a passage or question and then select the correct answer from several that are presented. The exam is administered multiple times a year in a paper-and-pencil format and electronically throughout the year.

10 Lessons in Chapter 29: MTTC Psychology: Psychological Disorders and Health
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Psychological Disorders: Definition, Examples & Approaches to Treatment

1. Psychological Disorders: Definition, Examples & Approaches to Treatment

How are psychological disorders related to perception and learning? What type of psychologist helps treat these disorders? From imaginary voices to an intense fear of birds, this video will introduce you to the nature of disorders.

Classification & Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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.

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

9. 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.

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

10. 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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