Psychological Disorders

Psychological Disorders Presentation Resource: Ch. 14 of Introduction to Psychology

Create an 8- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes.

Summarize how psychological disorders are classified. Include the role of the DSM -IV-TR®. Your presentation must have at least one slide for each major class of psychological disorders. listed below. Describe the major characteristics of each class of disorder, and identify at least three disorders that fall under each category.

Anxiety disorders

Dissociative disorders

Somatoform disorders

Mood disorders


Personality disorders

Substance abuse disorders