VI Maladaptive Conditions and Disorders

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Personality disorders B. Anxiety disorders C. Somatoform disorders D. Dissociative disorders E. Mood disorders F. Psychotic disorders G. Substance-related disorders H. Eating disorders I. Other addictive disorders (i.e., gambling)

  • (1) The student applies mathematics, science, English language arts, and social studies in health science.
    • (H) differentiate maladaptive conditions such as paranoia, schizophrenia, and aggression
  • (3) The student researches career options and the preparation necessary for employment in mental health.
    • (F) investigate treatment options
  • (2) The student demonstrates verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
    • (C) implement communication skills that are responsive rather than reactive
  • (1) The student applies mathematics, science, English language arts, and social studies in health science.
    • (F) identify socioeconomic factors that influence mental health and care
    • (G) compare social services such as drug dependency rehabilitation centers

Resources:

  • Contemporary Living, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004 – Chapter 8
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition
  • Families Today, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2004 – Chapter 14
  • Health Care Science Technology: Career Foundations, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2004 – Chapter 6.3
  • Holt Psychology: Principles in Practice, Holt McDougal (Holt) a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2003 – Chapter 18
  • Mental Health Curriculum, Health Science Technology Education, University of North Texas, 2006. http://www.texashste.com/classroom_resources/course_guide_mental_health.htm – Units VI, VII, VIII, IX, X
  • Strengthening Family and Self, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004 – Chapters 17, 28
  • Understanding Psychology, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2003 – Chapter 16
  • http://www.personalitydisorders.mentalhelp.net
*http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter4/sec2.html *http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter4/sec3.html

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