DB 4 Due in 2 hours (6pm pacific standard time)

This question must be answered in 250+ words.


Choose a disorder from Chapter 14 of the Carlson text and discuss the physiological and psychological symptoms of the disorder. In your discussion, examine the cause of the disorder, the part of the brain involved, the behavioral effects of the disease, findings in research, effective treatments, and whether the label “Mental Health Disorder” could be misleading.

You can choose any one of these disorders to answer the question…



Seizure Disorders

Inherited Metabolic Disorders

Down Syndrome

Parkinsons Disease

Huntington’s Disease

Alzheimers Disease

Multiple Sclerosis


Textbook for this class is Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience by Neil R. Carlson