# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308009

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify major types of affective disorders.


Identification should include
  • descriptions of major affective disorders
  • signs and symptoms.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What behaviors are typically associated with the two phases of bipolar disorder?
  • How does depression affect body, mood, and thought functioning?
  • What are the signs of major depression?
  • What care and treatment is provided to patients with affective disorders?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health


Teamwork Events