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Mental Illness

Mental Illness. Anxiety Disorders Personality Disorders Mood Disorders. Anxiety Disorders. A condition in which intense anxiety or fear keeps a person from functioning normally. General Anxiety Disorder.

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Mental Illness

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  1. Mental Illness Anxiety Disorders Personality Disorders Mood Disorders

  2. Anxiety Disorders • A condition in which intense anxiety or fear keeps a person from functioning normally.

  3. General Anxiety Disorder • Restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension, sleep disturbance.

  4. Panic Disorder • Pounding heart, sweating, trembling, shortness of breath, nausea, fear of losing control.

  5. Phobia • Intense and exaggerated fear of a specific situation or object • Examples: fear of animals, heights, flying

  6. Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder • Obsessions such as a need to perform behaviors over and over, compulsions such as hand washing, counting, arranging possessions

  7. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder • Withdrawal or depression after a distressing experience such as physical abuse, natural disaster, accident, or witnessing violence.

  8. Personality Disorders • A variety of psychological conditions that affect a person’s ability to get along with others.

  9. Schizophrenia • A severe mental disorder in which people lose contact with reality. • They may have hallucinations(hearing or seeing things that are not really there) • or delusions(a false belief strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence)

  10. Mood Disorders • A disorder in which a person undergoes changes in mood that seem inappropriate or extreme.

  11. Bipolar Disorder(manic-depressive) • Someone suffering from this disorder go from feeling upbeat and energetic to feeling down and tired for no apparent reason.

  12. Clinical Depression(major depression) • A mood disorder in which people lose interest in life and can no longer find enjoyment in anything.

  13. Warning Signs of Clinical Depression • Depressed Mood • Lack of Energy • Inability to Concentrate • Withdrawal • Change in Sleep Patterns

  14. Warning Signs Continued • Feelings of Worthlessness • Indifference • Pessimism • Irritability or Anger • Thoughts of Suicide

  15. 5% of teens, each year, experience clinical depression A teen who has three or more of these symptoms for more than two weeks should be checked for clinical depression.

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