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1 Mental Disorders Bellwork: Answer the following It is easy to identify someone with a mental disorder.Mental disorders are caused by emotional problems.Mental disorders affect a person’s ability to function.People who have mental disorders are dangerous.*For each of your responses explain why you gave the answer you did.Remember this is a sensitive topic and WE must be respectful at all times…..
2 Today’s Procedures Review Bell Read pgs. 82-83 as a class aloud Mental Disorder Intro NotesAs a row meet to discuss and create graphic organizer on assigned Anxiety Disorder.If time: View clips of Aviator
3 Mental Disorder NotesMental Disorder: Is an illness that affects the mind and reduces a person’s ability to function, to adjust to change, or to get along with others.Examples: Could affect a person’s ability to study, keep a job, or make friends...
4 Recognizing Mental Disorders Mental health experts see abnormal thoughts, feelings, or behaviors as signs, or symptoms, of a mental disorder.Examples: It is normal to wash your hands before eating. But it is abnormal to keep washing your hands when they are already clean.Reference pg 82 ADHD
5 Causes of Mental Disorders Physical Factors: Damage to the brainExamples: Tumor, head injury, long use of drug abuse.Hereditary: May inherit a tendency toward a mental disorder.Example: AlcoholismEarly Experiences: Negative experiences such as neglect or abuse may cause a mental disorder.Recent Experiences: Such as death of a loved one.
6 Create Graphic Organizer Each row is assigned a section on Anxiety Disorders. Reference to pgs and discuss assigned topic with the row. Each group will need an example, definition, and signs and symptoms of the disorder.definitionexampleDisorderSigns and symptoms
7 Present Information Phobia Anxiety Disorders General Anxiety Disorder Obsessive CompulsiveDisorderPhobiaAnxietyDisordersGeneralAnxiety DisorderPost TraumaticStress Disorder
8 IF Time: Read Phobia sheet Phobia Article View Aviator clips Scenes 13, 19, 27Howard Hughes Story
9 Mental Disorders Continued Bell: When a tragedy occurs the media seems to always cover it extensively. Such as 911 and the anniversary. Write a paragraph about how media coverage could effect survivors or witnesses of the event or tragedy.
10 Today Discuss Bellwork Review key points learned from yesterday. What is the definition of a mental disorder?How does heredity play a role in mental disorders?Why might early experiences have an effect on a mental disorder?View 10 min clip from movie AviatorNotes continuedIf Time: Mental Health Class Debate
11 Anxiety DisordersAnxiety: Fear caused by a source you cannot identify or a source that doesn’t pose as much threat as you think.Example: Tryouts for a sport, play, concert, etc..Anxiety Disorder: When anxiety persists for a long time and interferes with daily living.
12 Anxiety DisordersGeneralized Anxiety Disorder: Someone who feels fearful, anxious, and upset most of the time, but for no specific reason.Phobias: A person who goes to extreme measures to avoid a fear and reacts in a way that limits normal functioning.Panic Attacks: A sudden attack of terror characterized by trembling, difficulty breathing, and loss of control.Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A person who has an unreasonable need to think and act in a certain way.Post-Traumatic Stress: A condition in which a person who has experienced a traumatic event feels severe and long-lasting after effects.
13 Personality Disorders Personality Disorders: May respond inappropriately in certain situations or may interfere with others interactions.Antisocial Personality Disorder: Characterized by a persons constant conflict with society. Example: cruel, uncaring, and impulsive.Passive-Aggressive: A condition in which one is uncooperative with others and displays anger indirectly.
14 Disorders ContinuedManic-Depressive Disorder: When a persons mood shifts dramatically from one emotion to another for no apparent reason. Manic depressives may sometimes act off of impulse or take unnecessary risks.Schizophrenia: Mental Disorder meaning split minded.Symptoms Include: Mild feeling of tension, Inability to sleep or concentrate, Loss of interest in school or friends.
15 Schizophrenia Continued As the disease becomes worse, the individual may experience more disabling & bizarre symptoms such as: Delusions, Hallucinations, Disordered Speech and thought.Warning Signs:Confused thought, Extreme moodiness, Severe anxiety, Trouble distinguishing between dreams and reality