Originated by: Dr Sue Barker
Behaviour disorder patterns are a class of mental disorders characterised by long-term unhelpful traits, patterns of behavior and thoughts which are different from those accepted by the individual’s culture.
Personality disorders are defined by experiences and behaviors that differ from social norms and expectations. Those diagnosed with a personality disorder may experience difficulties in cognition, emotiveness, interpersonal functioning, or impulse control. This behavior can result in poor coping skills and may lead to personal problems that induce extreme anxiety, distress, or depression.
This module looks at mental illness and behaviour disorder and provides clear information on the biological process that lead to mental illness. The material is suitable for KS5 students.