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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 Notes As a row meet to discuss and create graphic organizer on assigned Anxiety Disorder. If time: View clips of Aviator

3 Mental Disorder Notes Mental 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 brain Examples: Tumor, head injury, long use of drug abuse. Hereditary: May inherit a tendency toward a mental disorder. Example: Alcoholism Early 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. definition example Disorder Signs and symptoms

7 Present Information Phobia Anxiety Disorders General Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Phobia Anxiety Disorders General Anxiety Disorder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

8 IF Time: Read Phobia sheet Phobia Article View Aviator clips
Scenes 13, 19, 27 Howard 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 Aviator Notes continued If Time: Mental Health Class Debate

11 Anxiety Disorders Anxiety: 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 Disorders Generalized 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 Continued Manic-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

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