Depression & Suicide Quiz

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Depression & Suicide Quiz

Depression & Suicide Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mandy is an 18-year-old freshman at Middle Tennessee State University. This is her first semester at college and she is having difficulty adjusting to college life. In fact, she doesn’t feel like her normal self and, upon visiting her family last weekend, they noticed a distinct change in her mood. What are some possible signs that Mandy may be suffering from depression?
    • A. 

      She does not feel like eating as much as she normally does.

    • B. 

      She cannot keep her mind focused on her professors’ lectures.

    • C. 

      She overreacts to things.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A & B Only

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Help LaShonda find a way to kill herself that won’t be too painful.

    • B. 

      Change the subject so LaShonda stops talking about death.

    • C. 

      Express her concern for LaShonda and find a trusted adult or professional whom LaShonda can talk to about her feelings.

    • D. 

      Listen to LaShonda and hope things work out for the best.

  • 3. 
    Adolescents and young adults don’t commit suicide as often as the media would lead people to believe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Stressful situations (e.g., breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend)

    • B. 

      Depression and/or substance abuse

    • C. 

      Exposure to other teenagers who have committed suicide

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A & b only

  • 5. 
    Taking antidepressant medication is the best way to treat depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False