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Mental Health Novel Study Unit: Home

Assignment

Identify a mental illness or behavioral disorder that you are interested to learn more about. Options include:

  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Compulsive eating disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum disorder (which includes Asperger’s)
  • Tourette’s Syndrome

Anxiety Disorders such as

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depression
    • Self-injury (self-mutilation)
  • Bipolar disorder (manic depressive disorder)

Delusional Disorder

  • Schizophrenia

Recommended Websites

Some of these links take you to a mental health landing page where you'll find a list of illnessses or disorders. For the rest, you'll need to use the search box within the website.

Media

Novelist John Green discusses his own experiences with mental illness.

Recommended Databases for Health

Destiny Library Catalog

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