Update on Types of Mental Disorders
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn the basic facts about several different types of mental disorders. We’ll learn about psychological disorders listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Course Publication Date: May 19, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:TMD121019
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
  
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the systems used that classify mental disorders.

  • List the two main treatment options for mental disorders.

  • List five of the major categories of psychological disorders listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

  • Discuss how mental health professionals diagnose people using different methodologies.

  • Describe dissociative disorders, eating disorders, and adjustment disorders.

  • List five symptoms of depression.

  • Name four types of anxiety disorders.

  • Discuss Munchausen's Syndrome and Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy.

  • Describe the difference between Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder.

  • Name three developmental disorders.

  • List three cognitive disorders.

  • State three impulse-control disorders.

  • Name four main types of factitious disorders.



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