Presentation on theme: "MENTAL DISORDER An illness of the mind that can affect the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a person, preventing him or her from leading a happy, healthful,"— Presentation transcript:
MENTAL DISORDER An illness of the mind that can affect the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a person, preventing him or her from leading a happy, healthful, and productive life.
SOMATOFORM DISORDERS An illness in which a person complains of disease symptoms, but no physical cause can be found. Hypochondria Hypochondria
AFFECTIVE DISORDERS An illness with an organic cause that relates to emotions and may involve mood swings or mood extremes that interfere with everyday living. Clinical Depression Clinical Depression Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder
PERSONALITY DISORDER A variety of psychological conditions that affect a person’s ability to get along with others. Antisocial Personality Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder Schizophrenia Schizophrenia
SIGNS OF PROBLEMS Prolonged sadness Prolonged sadness Hopelessness Hopelessness Mood shifts – extreme Mood shifts – extreme Inability to concentrate or make decisions Inability to concentrate or make decisions Overwhelming fear, anxiety or anger Overwhelming fear, anxiety or anger Severe sleep disturbances Severe sleep disturbances Compulsive behaviors Compulsive behaviors Self-destructive behaviors Self-destructive behaviors Frequent medical problems Frequent medical problems
Psychiatrist Dr. who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental disorders and CAN prescribe medications Psychotherapy Psychotherapy Psychoanalysis Psychoanalysis Medical psychotherapy Medical psychotherapy
NEUROLOGIST Specializes in organic disorders of the brain and nervous system NEUROSURGEON Surgery on the brain
Clinical Psychologist Psychologist who diagnoses and treats emotional and behavioral disorders but CANNOT prescribe medications.
COUNSELORS Usually have a masters degree and work with people, helping them in personal or educational matters.
PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORKER One who has concentrated on psychiatric casework, doing fieldwork in a mental hospital, mental health clinic, or family service agency that provides guidance and treatment for clients with emotional problems.