Psychological Disorders

Kyle Olson


A condition in which behavior is judged as atypical, disturbing, maladaptive, and/or unjustifiable

Historically Perceived Causes & Treatments

Historically it was thought that movements in the moon or sun and ancient spirits caused psychological disorders. Treatment was limited and often bizarre, some treatments included beatings, burnings, exorcisms, be caged like animals, or even replacing their blood with animal blood

Types of Disorders

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Mood Disorders

  • Depression
  • Mania
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Anxiety Disorders

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder

Dissociative Disorders

  • Dissociative Amnesia
  • Dissociative Fugue
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder

Personality Disorders

  • Antisocial Personality Disorder