Multiple Types Of Mental Disorders

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Psychology Final

1.How can you apply what you have learned in this short course in Introductory Psychology to your life (both personal and professional)?
I can apply what I have learned in this short course in Introductory Psychology to my life personally as I do have some friends who have mental disorders such as anxiety and depression and I feel like this course helped me more as a person to be more understanding towards them. It allowed me to learn more about what people with mental disorders go through so that I can now be there more for them. I can also apply what I have learned in this course professionally as I would like to get a job somewhere in the medical field when I am older and I feel like this connects with any job I may want to pursue. It allowed me to understand so much more about the human brain and what goes on within it which I feel like will be helpful for my future.

2.What are three common types of mental disorders and what are their symptoms?
Three common types of mental disorders are schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression. The symptoms of schizophrenia include losing touch with reality, delusions, jealously, hallucinations and having false beliefs. Some of the symptoms of anxiety include dizziness, headaches, chest pain, nausea, sleep problems, not being able to rest, fearing doom, and tensions in the neck. The symptoms of depression are feeling helpless, sleep changes, anger, energy loss, and loss of wanting to complete everyday activities.

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