ALEX Classroom Resource

  

Bipolar Disorder

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

Bipolar Disorder

URL:

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-bipolar-disorder-helen-m-farrell

Content Source:

Other
https://ed.ted.com
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This TED-Ed learning activity guides students through the explanation, possible causes, and treatment for bipolar disorder.  The word bipolar means ‘two extremes.’ For the many millions experiencing bipolar disorder around the world, life is split between two different realities: elation and depression. So what causes this disorder? And can it be treated? Helen M. Farrell describes the root causes and treatments for bipolar disorder.

The activity includes a video, multiple choice and open-ended questions, additional resources to dig deeper, and a guided discussion.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.1.5) Analyze family history to determine the effects of health conditions that may be chronic or acute diseases.

Examples: diabetes, high-cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancer, mental health issues

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.2) Describe the interrelationships of emotional, mental, physical, social, spiritual, and environmental health.

a. Identify symptoms and methods of treatment of mental health disorders, including depression, and stress.

b. Identify warning signs and prevention strategies for suicide.

Tags: bipolar disorder, health, mental health, wellbeing, wellness
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Andrea Rains
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit