Topic: Assignment 8.1: Mental Disorders
Research the main categories of mental disorders.
Use the Internet to research the main categories of mental disorders and their diagnosis and treatment. These websites may be a good starting point.
Write a 2-3 page paper on methods of diagnosis and assessments of the major mental disorders.
Using a word processor (such as MS Word), write a 2-3 page paper on mental disorders, their diagnosis, and treatment. Identify the following elements in your paper:
List and describe the major categories of mental disorders. (Hint: Anxiety disorders are one category.)
Choose one disorder from each of the major categories of mental disorders and describe the following:
The major symptoms of the disorder
At least one assessment/diagnostic tool that is used to help determine if the diagnostic criteria are met for diagnosis (example: MMPI-2)
The treatment of choice for the disorder
The papaer needs to have an abstract and reference page