2 What is a mental disorder? A mental disorder is an illness that affects a person’sthoughts, emotions and behaviors.Someone with a mental disordermay not feel good aboutthemselves or may have adifficult time developintimate relationships.They may have difficultydealing with everyday activities
3 What are symptoms of a mental disorder? A change that a person notices in his or her bodyor mind that is causedby a disease or disorder.
4 List some common symptoms one might experience if dealing with a mental disorder:Too much or too little sleepFeeling of extreme sadnessUnexplained mood changesDrug or alcohol abuseInability to concentrateExtreme anxiety or irrational fearPersonality changesFalse perceptions of reality
5 being sad and depression? What is the differencebetweenbeing sad and depression?Everyone feels sad or down attimes, however if it keepsyou fromcarrying out everydayactivities it isconsidered depression.
6 List some of the symptoms of depression: Lack of energy Withdraw from peopleLoss of appetite or overeatingToo much or too little sleepFeeling of helplessness or hopelessness
7 What are some things you can do if experiencingdepression?Face the problemIdentify the problemTake action
8 The most commonly diagnosed childhood disorder is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)What are some of thebehaviorsthat go along withbeing ADHD?Inattentive or impulsivelyhyperactiveto the point of having troubleaccomplishing daily activities.They may have trouble doing school work,difficult in following directionsand may be easily distracted.
9 What are Anxiety Disorders? If anxiety gets in the way of taking part in daily activities,or it occurs frequently,or if it causes terror then itmay bea disorder.
10 Panic Disorder Describe the following Anxiety Disorders: The person may feel extremefear for his or her lifeeven though there is not any danger.
11 excessive or persistent fear of something that may or Phobiasexcessive or persistent fear ofsomething that may ormay not cause real danger.
12 Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder Disorder triggered by uncomfortablethoughts called obsessionsand byrepetitive behaviors calledcompulsions.
13 What causes Mental Disorders? Many believe the some mental disorderssuch as phobias develop fromtraumatic or stressful situations suchas a death, an accident oran abusive event.Other disorders can be inherited andyet other disorders can result froman injury or a physical disorder thateffects the brain .
14 Can Mental Disorders be cured? Many disorders are treatable and some canbe cured with thehelp ofpsychotherapy,group therapy or evenmedication.
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