Psychological Disorders

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  • Psychological Disorders

    1. 1. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS Insert name and class
    2. 2. Common Types of Disorders <ul><li>Personality disorders: </li></ul><ul><li>- suffer from extreme personality traits </li></ul><ul><li>Mood disorders: </li></ul><ul><li>- persistent feelings of sadness or joy or excessive fluctuations of emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety disorders: </li></ul><ul><li>- group of disorders which involve anxiety </li></ul>
    3. 3. Personality Disorder: OCD <ul><li>Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder </li></ul><ul><li>Recurrent and unwanted thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Repetitive behaviors such as cleaning, washing </li></ul>
    4. 4. Personality Disorder: OCD <ul><li>Symptoms: </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent disturbing and upsetting thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Obsess with rituals </li></ul><ul><li>Causes: </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical and brain dysfunction </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul>
    5. 5. Personality Disorder: OCD <ul><li>Treatments: </li></ul><ul><li>See a mental health professional </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive-behavioral therapy and/or behavioral therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Self-help groups </li></ul>
    6. 6. Mood Disorder: Depression <ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent feeling of unhappiness </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling of helplessness </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of interests in daily activities </li></ul><ul><li>Inability to concentrate and focus </li></ul>
    7. 7. Mood Disorder: Depression <ul><li>Causes: </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden events </li></ul><ul><li>Change </li></ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul><ul><li>Treatments: </li></ul><ul><li>Medication </li></ul><ul><li>Professional help </li></ul>
    8. 8. Anxiety Disorder- Panic Disorder <ul><li>Panic Disorder </li></ul><ul><li>Unexpected and repeated episodes of intense fear </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms: </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of weakness </li></ul><ul><li>Dizziness </li></ul><ul><li>Legs and hands may go numb </li></ul>
    9. 9. Anxiety Disorder- Panic Disorder <ul><li>Causes: </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul><ul><li>Treatments: </li></ul><ul><li>Professional help </li></ul><ul><li>Medication </li></ul>
    10. 10. References <ul><li>Panic Disorder . (n.d.). Retrieved June 5, 2009, from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/panic-disorder/index.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding Depression . (n.d.). Retrieved June 5, 2009, from http://www.helpguide.org/mental/depression_signs_types_diagnosis_treatment.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD . (n.d.). Retrieved June 5, 2009, from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/index.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Causes of OCD . (n.d.). Retrieved June 5, 2009, from http://www.anxietycare.org.uk/docs/ocdcauses.asp </li></ul><ul><li>Types of psychological disorders . (n.d.). Retrieved June 5, 2009, from http://www.eap.ucop.edu/common/Forms/psycho-disorders.pdf </li></ul>

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