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Identify local crisis centers that help teens deal

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Identify local crisis centers that help teens deal with mental health problems. Contact the cen- ters to determine how a person could become a volun- teer either in the centers or on their associated hotlines. 1. Analyzing Influences. Briefly describe some movies or television shows that have portrayed characters with mental disorders. Do you think that these depictions are realistic, accurate, and sensitive? How do you think media representations of mental disorders affect how the public views mental problems? (LESSON 1) 2. Advocacy. Write a letter to your school newspaper to raise awareness of teen suicide as a serious problem. Include information on what everyone can do to help prevent teen suicide. (LESSON 2) 3. Accessing Information. Evaluate the availability of mental health professionals in your community. (LESSON 3) 4. Practicing Healthful Behaviors. Develop a strategy for coping with loss. Think about what would make you feel better if you were grieving a loss. Make a list of actions you could take to cope with the situation and with your feelings. (LESSON 4) HS_HEALTH_U03_C9_CR 12/8/03 4:36 PM Page 243
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Use your Foldable to review what you have learned about the six types of mental disorders. On the back of your Foldable, explain how each type of disorder is classified. After You Read Chapter 9 Review 244 Chapter 9 Review EXPLORING HEALTH TERMS Answer the following questions on a sheet of paper. Fill in the blanks with the correct term. suicide cluster suicides alienation (_4_) can occur in a community when a local (_5_) is sensationalized in the media. These behaviors often result from feelings of depression and (_6_) . Match each definition with the correct term. anxiety disorder conduct disorder eating disorder mental disorder post-traumatic mood disorder stress disorder 1. An illness of the mind that can affect the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a person, preventing him or her from leading a happy, healthy, productive life. 2. An illness, often with an organic cause, that relates to emotions and may involve mood extremes that interfere with everyday living. 3. A pattern of behavior in which the rights of others or basic social rules are violated. Replace the underlined words with the correct term. behavior therapy biomedical therapy cognitive therapy group therapy psychotherapy 7. Psychotherap y usually involves several people. 8. A psychiatrist may use beha vior therap y if medication is needed in the treatment. 9. A distorted thinking pattern requires g roup therap y . 10. The therapy that uses rewards and reinforcements is called cognitiv e therap y . 11. Biomedical therap y involves an ongoing dialogue between a patient and a mental health professional. 1. What types of events are associated with post-traumatic stress disorder?
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