Mental Health And Disorders! Trivia Quiz

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Mental Health And Disorders! Trivia Quiz

Mental health is one of the things that this generation is getting to understand more on, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some people who still consider them as curses or worse. Being a mental health month, what do you know about mental health and the different disorders that people suffer from around you? Take up this quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One of the main health risks of binge eating disorder is
    • A. 

      Starvation

    • B. 

      Extreme weight loss

    • C. 

      Lack of necessary vitamins and minerals

    • D. 

      Excess weight gain

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Group therapy

    • B. 

      Insight therapy

    • C. 

      Congnitive and behavoiral therapy

    • D. 

      Drug therapy

  • 3. 
    An illness that affects the mind and reduces a person's ability to function, to adjust to change, or to get along with others is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Phobia

    • B. 

      Obsession

    • C. 

      Compulsion

    • D. 

      Mental disorder

  • 4. 
    It is important to identify and treat clinical depression because it may
    • A. 

      Improve a person's social life

    • B. 

      Lead a person to abuse drugs

    • C. 

      Help improve a student's grades

    • D. 

      Become a source of pleasure

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Substance abuse counselor

    • B. 

      Psychiatrist

    • C. 

      Social worker

    • D. 

      Clinical psychologist

  • 6. 
    A student who constantly gets up out of his seat during class, frequently cuts ahead in the lunch line, and often has difficulty finding his school supplies is most likely showing signs of which mental disorder?
    • A. 

      ADHD

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Claustrophobia

  • 7. 
    A friend who eats an entire pizza in ten minutes and then forces himself to vomit may have an eating disorder called
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Anorexia nervosa

    • C. 

      Bulimia

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Youth counselor

    • B. 

      Psychiatrist

    • C. 

      Social worker

    • D. 

      Mental health counselor

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Experiences a person has as a child play no role in causing mental disorders.

    • B. 

      Recent experiences are more likely than early experiences to trigger a mental disorder.

    • C. 

      A tendency toward eating disorders can be inherited from a person's parents.

    • D. 

      Excessive abuse of alcohol can damage the brain and cause mental disorder.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements about clinical depression is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Depression can cause problems at school and at home.

    • B. 

      As depression deepens, people often are unable to accomplish their daily tasks.

    • C. 

      Depression usually lasts only a few days.

    • D. 

      If untreated, depression can lead to substance abuse and even suicide.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      He does not recognize the signs of anorexia.

    • B. 

      He has a mental health professional working at his school.

    • C. 

      He has many adults he can trust.

    • D. 

      He is happy with his appearance.

  • 12. 
    A fear of water would be classified as which type of mental disorder?
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Personality

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Exercise as much as possible.

    • B. 

      Deny there is a problem.

    • C. 

      Seek treatment in a hospital.

    • D. 

      Use diet pills.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Feeling like he has no friends.

    • B. 

      Never knowing a person who has attempted suicide.

    • C. 

      Feeling very hopeful for the future.

    • D. 

      Having a mental health professional present at school.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Never having depression before

    • B. 

      A sense of hopefulness.

    • C. 

      A major life change.

    • D. 

      Having no relatives with mood disorders.

  • 16. 
    A soldier who arrives home from war and has frightening dreams that prevent him from sleeping may be experiencing
    • A. 

      A mood disorder

    • B. 

      Post-traumatic stress disorder

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Obsessive-compulsive disorder

  • 17. 
    A person who often makes up stories to explain new scars and always wears long pants and long-sleeved shirts, even in hot weather, may be trying to hide signs of
    • A. 

      Self-injury

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Bulimia

    • D. 

      Anorexia nervosa

  • 18. 
    A person with anorexia nervosa
    • A. 

      Doesn't eat enough food to maintain a healthy body weight.

    • B. 

      Displays severe disturbances in thinking, mood, awareness, and behavior.

    • C. 

      Eats so much food he cannot maintain a healthy body weight.

    • D. 

      Displays rigid patterns of behavior that make it difficult for him to get along with others.