Mental illness Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Mental illness.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 9 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Mental illness Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (9)

1,302 words, approx. 5 pages
Psychiatric Disorders Genetic studies of psychiatric disorders have become an important specialty area within medical genetics. Much of the progress in the area is the result of advances in molecular ... Read more
1,730 words, approx. 6 pages
Mental Illness During the Middle Ages Overview Mental illness remains a mystery wrapped inside a puzzle. Although much research has been done, mental disorders remain elusive, and their treatment is s... Read more
11,191 words, approx. 38 pages
Mental Illness Mental, or psychological, illnesses and disorders occur in or relate to the mind. Mental disorders differ from physical (related to the body) disorders because there are usually no... Read more
2,976 words, approx. 10 pages
Mental Illness Mental illnesses are biologically-based disorders which interfere with an individual's ability to think, feel, act, and relate within the standard norms of society. The American Psychia... Read more
511 words, approx. 2 pages
Mental Illness Mental illnesses are biologically-based disorders which interfere with an individual's ability to think, feel, act, and relate within the standard norms of society. The American Psychia... Read more
8,015 words, approx. 27 pages
Mental Illness and Mental Disorders After years of empirical research and theoretical activity, social scientists still do not agree about what mental illness actually is, let alone about what its pri... Read more
163 words, approx. 1 pages
Mental Disorder Imprecise term, primarily used by laypeople, to refer to mental conditions. This term is widely used, but has no precise definition. In fact, many mental health professionals feel the ... Read more
21,335 words, approx. 72 pages
WHEN PEOPLE THINK of illness, a physical problem most often comes to mind—pneumonia, diabetes, cancer, or heart disease, for example. Yet the most common diseases in society are mental illnesses... Read more
49,764 words, approx. 166 pages
“The incredible pessimism associated with schizophrenia has frustrated psychiatrists for a long time. —Patrick D. McGorry, psychiatry professor, Wall Street Journal, August 25, 1999 Matt... Read more
Follow Us on Facebook