Presentation on theme: "MENTAL DISORDERS What are they. Mental Disorders Illness that affects a persons thoughts, emotions and behaviors Types Too much or too little sleep Feeling."— Presentation transcript:
Mental Disorders Illness that affects a persons thoughts, emotions and behaviors Types Too much or too little sleep Feeling of extreme sadness Unexplained mood changes Inability to concentrate False perceptions of reality
Disorders- ADD/ADHD Though you have heard both terms ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) is considered an out dated term. There are 3 types of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Inattentive This person is easily distracted and is what people are referring to when they use the term ADD Hyperimpulsive Hyperactivity and impulsivity Combined This person has a combination of both inattentiveness and hyperactivity.
Disorders- OCD OCD- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Having unreasonable thoughts or fears that cause a person to have repetitive behaviors. As Good as it Gets
Disorders- Schizophrenia Schizophrenia may result in hallucinations delusions disordered thinking Schizophrenia isn't a split personality or multiple personality. Schizophrenia does mean “split- mind” but it refers to the disruptions of emotions and thinking.
Disorders -Eating Binge Eating- Eating large amounts of food and feeling as though you can’t stop. Anorexia Nervosa- Obsession over weight and food, tend to have a very low body weight. Bulimia Nervosa- Binge eating followed by ways to avoid weight gain. Purging Laxitives https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqbL-UhhyPk
Disorders-Hypochondria Having an obsession over a sever but undiagnosed medical condition.
Disorders- Phobias A disabling fear causing anxiety, and panic. Recognize that the fear is unreasonable. The person may avoid situations where their phobia may be present. Top 5 phobias 1Arachnophobia – The fear of spiders Arachnophobia – The fear of spiders 2Ophidiophobia – The fear of snakes.Ophidiophobia – The fear of snakes 3Acrophobia – The fear of heights.Acrophobia – The fear of heights 4Agoraphobia – The fear of open or crowded spaces.Agoraphobia – The fear of open or crowded spaces 5Cynophobia – The fear of dogs.Cynophobia – The fear of dogs