Assignment 8.1: Mental Disorders

Topic: Assignment 8.1: Mental Disorders

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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.

(“https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml” )

(“https://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/center_index.php?id=144”)

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