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Mental Disorders n A. Disorder – A disturbance in the normal function of a part of the body. 1. There are 230 types of mental disorders. 2. 1 in 5 children and adolescents may suffer from a mental disorder.
II. ANXIETY DISORDERS n A DISORDER IN WHICH INTENSE ANXIETY OR FEAR KEEPS A PERSON FROM FUNCTIONING NORMALLY.
A. PHOBIA nAnAnAnAN EXAGERATED FEAR OF A SPECIFIC SITUATION OR OBJECT.
B. PANIC ATTACK n INTENSE REAL FEAR n 1. RAPID BREATHING, SWEATING, FAST HEART RATE, AND NAUSEA
C. Obsessive-compulsive disorders n compulsions are urgent, repeated behaviors n rechecking something or doing something over and over
D. POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER n PEOPLE WHO SURVIVE A LIFE THREATENING EVENT
E. GENERAL ANXIETY DISORDER n People who tend to worry about everything.
III. MOOD DISORDER n When people undergo changes in mood that seem inappropriate or extreme.
A. Bipolar disorder n 1. Dramatic mood swings for no apparent reason n 2. Increased energy during the up swing. Depression during low swing.
B. Major Depression n People lose interest in life and can no longer find enjoyment in anything. n 1. 20% of teens suffer from depression.
n People lose contact with reality. n 1. They imagine things happening to them that aren’t real. C. SCHIZOPHRENIA